Dueling USDA Corn Estimates – DTN Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
The end of March and end of June USDA reports have reputations for big price moves and volatility. We got some big price volatility right after the Planting Intentions and […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Use for Ethanol – Prospects for 2020 Mar 3, 2020

🕔Mar 3, 2020
On March 2, the latest USDA Grain Crushing report provides an estimate of corn used for ethanol production in January. In the February WASDE report, the USDA raised corn used […]

Corn: A Closer Look at USDA’s Balance Sheets Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
The USDA released a number of important reports for the grain markets on January 10, 2019, including the quarterly Grain Stocks report, Annual Crop Production Summary, and the monthly World […]

Corn: Has Ethanol Increased Total US Usage? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
Corn processed into US ethanol has grown dramatically (see Figure1), and accounted for 37% of total US corn use during the 2018 market year (USDA (US Department of Agriculture), Office […]

Hubbs on Grain: Corn Use for Ethanol Update Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019
On May 1, the latest USDA Grain Crushing report will provide an estimate of corn used for ethanol production in March.  An expectation of continued weakness is in place for ethanol-based corn […]

WASDE Coarse Grain: Increased Corn for Ethanol Balances Reduced Feed, Residual Use Apr 11, 2017

🕔Apr 11, 2017
This month’s 2016/17 U.S. corn outlook is for increased corn used to produce ethanol, reduced feed and residual use and unchanged ending stocks. Corn used to produce ethanol is raised […]

WASDE Coarse Grain: Increased Corn Use for Ethanol Countered by Reduced Feed Mar 9, 2017

🕔Mar 9, 2017
This month’s 2016/17 U.S. corn outlook is for increased corn used to produce ethanol and reduced feed and residual use. Corn used to produce ethanol is raised 50 million bushels […]

Grain Markets: Corn Use Prospects Nov 14, 2016

🕔Nov 14, 2016
The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates released on November 9 reported a significant increase in corn yield for the 2016/17 marketing year. The yield increase is placing downward […]

Welch on Grain: Falling Ethanol, DDG Prices Jan 8, 2016

🕔Jan 8, 2016
Market Situation Grain Use. The most recent numbers from the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center at Iowa State University on ethanol profitability show plants operating at just below cost of production […]

Good on Grain: Anticipating the January 1 Corn Stocks Estimate Dec 14, 2015

🕔Dec 14, 2015
Listen to MP3 Podcast On January 12, the USDA will release the final estimate of the size of the 2015 corn crop and an estimate of the magnitude of corn […]

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