Oct 24, 2022
The Mississippi River plays a major role in transporting
Wisconsin's agricultural products and is directly tied to the
state's economy. An effort is underway to form a new,
federally-recognized statistical port district, known as the
Northern Grain Belt Port Statistical Area.
Bob Gollnik, senior planner at the Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission, and Chris Smith, chief operating officer at Riverside Global Solutions, speak with TDA's Debby Jackson on the latest On The Go podcast about the crucial role of the upper Mississippi River and the benefits of this statistical port area.