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We keep America's agriculture and forest industry moving with one goal in mind: your success. Whether you're shipping or receiving wheat, flour, or woodchips, we work with you to meet your needs and adapt to your changing distribution patterns. Our efficient, reliable solutions are engineered to drive performance and take your business further.

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Need to move agricultural products? We ship it all, from corn, oilseeds, wheat, and flour to fertilizer and ethanol. Our extensive transfer facilities and rail-connected sites are ready to serve you.

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We can help you ship and receive the forest products that drive your business. Lumber, woodchips, pulpboard, pulp, paper, and scrap: We move it all while going further for you.

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Looking for Renewable Fuels?

Find Nearby Transload Facilities

Explore facilities with our GIS-based, first-in-class search engine, designed for businesses and site selection experts.

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Find a Local Connection

To deliver goods to you, we work with 245 short line partners.

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Explore our System Map

Our network of 19,500+ miles of rail lines drives growth for our customers and competition in a global marketplace.

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Explore our network of feed mills, elevators, and processing locations.

Grain Milling Directory


View and download our lumber mill customer locations.

Download Lumber Mills Map

Download Lumber Transload Facilities

View and download our wood-treatment customer locations.

Download Wood Treaters Map

Find Agriculture & Forest Tariffs

All tariffs are published online.

Looking for Public Pricing?

Get started and email us at with your origin and destination information.

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Rates for Current Customers

Find an existing rate or request a new rate.

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Interested in Learning How Rail Shipping Works?

Check out our customer-centric and operations-driven service across a powerful rail system.

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Explore Shipping with Us

If your business is looking to ship agriculture and forest products with Norfolk Southern, please contact Beau St. Dennis.

Make sure to include the name of your business, the type of commodities shipped, and, if you know it, the STCC code.

Key Resources for Agriculture & Forest Shipping


Explore equipment options, move equipment into service, or learn more about loading and securement. 

Manage Logistics

Track shipments, get real-time data, request pricing, and more with our one-stop digital dashboard.

Expand Your Footprint

Connect with us to find the site you need and make informed site location and expansion decisions.

Accounting & Billing

Establish credit, update electronic billing, or get an overcharge refund.

Freight Claims

Get details and start your claim.

Find Available Rail-Served Properties

Explore potential sites for development with our GIS-based, first-in-class search engine, designed for businesses and site selection experts.

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Calculate Carbon Savings

Explore how much your company could reduce its carbon emissions by shipping with Norfolk Southern. Check out our Carbon Calculator.

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Questions on existing shipment?

Ready to start a new shipment?

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Beau St. Dennis

Manager of Business Analytics Agriculture & Forest Team

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Lindsey Chism                                    

Director of Marketing 



Mark Adams                                      

Group Manager




Kayleigh Reed   

Group Manager




Tim Graves, Jr.                                     

Director of Marketing 




Jacoby Fields  

Group Manager




Connor Ta                                       

Group Manager




Kaitlyn Yeager  

Group Manager

Consumer Products & Fertilizer  



Courtney Siffre

Director of Marketing




Grant Marciniak                     

Group Manager




Daniel Juhasz                                    

Group Manager




Jennifer Seay

Market Manager

Pulp and Paper



Niall Doherty

Market Manager

Received Lumber



Zack Chaffee

National Account Manager




Jennifer Goode

National Account Manager




Tim Graves, Jr.
Director of Marketing


Kaitlyn Yeager
Group Manager
Consumer Products & Fertilizer


Robyn Bader
National Account Manager
Consumer Products


Stephen Young
Market Manager
Beverages, Canned Goods, & Consumer Products


William O'Neal
Assistant Market Manager
Fresh and Frozen Food


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