We are pleased to announce the hiring of Chuck Stogner as head of Gulf Coast aggregate sales for Terral RiverService. Chuck has 30 years’ experience in the aggregate business, having worked for Vulcan, Martin Marietta, and La Farge. He has nurtured strong relationships with many customers in this area, and his understanding of barge logistics… Read more »
Spring has come early in the Mid-South. A short winter means fieldwork is already in full swing. Prices for fertilizer have been on the rebound, and many of our locations are moving product at peak-season rates. Hopefully we will be able to keep product available to accommodate this very strong movement.
450,000 bushels of storage Terral RiverService has completed construction of two 250,000-bushel capacity grain bins at its Tallulah, Louisiana industrial site. A tornado hit the facility in April of last year, destroying a 365,000-bushel grain storage tank and over 6,000,000 gallons of liquid fertilizer storage. Terral rebuilt the two liquid tanks and has just completed… Read more »
Madison Port Facility, Tallulah, Louisiana Record-high waters begin to recede The Mississippi River at Greenville, Mississippi has crested and is showing a slow fall. We are hopeful we can be back in business at our Greenville operation by the first of June. Yesterday we saw a crest at Lake Providence and are expecting a very slow… Read more »
Mississippi River flooding limits service Terral RiverService is currently coping with a very high Mississippi River, unlike any we have ever seen or hope to see again. Rains in the Ohio Valley and the Upper Mississippi River have created a record-high water event on the Lower Mississippi River. The Army Corps of Engineers is projecting… Read more »
Years ago when Terral RiverService was looking for a shipyard to build its first new boat, Johnny Martin had specific ideas on what he wanted. By Capt. Richard Eberhardt Years ago when Terral RiverService was looking for a shipyard to build its first new boat, Johnny Martin had specific ideas on what he wanted. Martin,… Read more »