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Paul Dufour joins Safety Team

Terral RiverService is pleased to welcome Paul Dufour to our company as part of the Safety Team. Paul has an extensive background in health and safety. He spent six years in the US Navy, stationed on the aircraft carrier USS Constellation, and then in the Louisiana National Guard. Paul is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and… Read more »

Terral RiverService hosts 9th annual golf tournament

Terral RiverService hosted its 9th annual golf tournament in Vicksburg, Mississippi on October 3 and 4. The weather cooperated for our one and half day event. One hundred and twenty participants golfed in 23 competing teams. The team of Chuck Stogner, Rocky Bishop, Clint Bishop and Jeb Miller won with a score of 10 under… Read more »

Terral opens Baton Rouge office

Terral recently opened an office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which will staff our Gulf Rock personnel as well as our Marine Logistics Manager. Here is the contact information for the Baton Rouge office: Terral RiverService, Inc.2829 Millerville Road, Suite DBaton Rouge, Louisiana 70816Phone: 225-300-4896

Terral welcomes Chris Hyde to Marine Divison

Terral is pleased to welcome Chris Hyde as the newest member of our Marine Division. Chris has six years of experience in dispatching and scheduling vessel movement, and we’re confident he will be a positive addition to the Terral team. Chris is a graduate of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee with a BS… Read more »

Terral RiverService christens M/V Kim King

On June 10, 2013 Terral RiverService christened the M/V Kim King. It becomes the sixtieth vessel in Terral’s fleet and the eight built by NewSouth Marine in Greenville, Mississippi. The boat is named after long-time employee Kim King, who joined the grain company in Lake Providence in 1980. Kim currently manages Terral marine barge logistics…. Read more »

Melissa Ling Joins Terral Team

Owensboro expands Fertilizer Sales & Marketing team Terral River Service, Inc is pleased to announce that Melissa Ling has accepted a Fertilizer Sales & Marketing supporting position effective March 4, 2013 and will be based at our newly leased Yellow Banks River Terminal, Owensboro, KY.

Construction begins on Mermentau warehouse

Terral has begun major construction improvements to our warehouse in Mermentau Louisiana. Like Lake Providence, we are tearing down and re constructing the walls of our fertilizer warehouse to make it stronger and give it the ability to hold more product. Half of the warehouse has just been completed. The other half will be completed… Read more »

Fertilizer operation launches in Owensboro, Kentucky

Terral has recently launched a fertilizer operation in Owensboro, Kentucky. Larry Stivers, our fertilizer manager in Kentucky, has completed a lease agreement with Yellow Banks Terminal to store 8,000 tons of fertilizer in their warehouse, where we will be selling urea, DAP, potash and sulfate of potash. This location will also offer fertilizer blending. We… Read more »

Mississippi River at 33 feet on Vicksburg gauge

The Mississippi River is currently at 33 feet on the Vicksburg Mississippi River gauge. This is 34 feet above the historical low set in late summer of 2012, at minus-1 feet. Terral is grateful to currently operate under more “normal” river conditions. We remain cautious due to predictions of dry conditions again in the Midwest… Read more »

Terral improves fertilizer services

Loading time plays a key part in optimizing our customers’ ability to get fertilizer to the field, and Terral continues to improve our fertilizer delivery capabilities and facilities to provide efficient service. The ideal delivery time continues to shrink due, in part, to larger farm equipment that can cover ground faster than in years past…. Read more »

Terral Creates Service Division

To assure the best service possible and to accommodate future growth of the company, Terral is creating new divisions in our internal organizational structure. The Service Division—headed by Neil Martin—will manage land assets and associated leases, buildings and equipment. Neil has been with the company for 13 years, working in cottonseed trading, operations management and… Read more »

Terral holds 10th Annual Golf Tournament

On October 2, Terral held our 10th Annual Golf Tournament at the Vicksburg Country Club. We hosted 73 customers, vendors and employees. Play began at 12:30pm, under threat of rain, with 16 teams playing in a scramble format, and the winning team of Marvin Collins, Scott Ziller and J. O. Smith posted a score 63…. Read more »