This article has been reprinted from the March 14 USDA Grain Transportation Report.
According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), average on-highway diesel fuel prices have increased 11.3 cents per gallon over the past 4 weeks.
For the week ending March 11, average prices were $3.079 per gallon. This is 10.3 cents higher than last year.
Average crude oil prices increased from January to February, due to supply volatility and trade sanctions with Venezuela.