Biofuels: Opportunities for U.S. Ethanol Exports

🕔Oct 30, 2017A report earlier this month from USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) (“Global Ethanol Mandates: Opportunities for U.S. Exports of Ethanol andDDGS,” by Jayson Beckman and Getachew Nigatu) noted that, “The increased use of ethanol globally could […]

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Surge Due to River Traffic Disruptions

🕔Sep 28, 2017Barge Rates Surge As Adverse Navigation Conditions Disrupt River Traffic On September 26, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating areas increased 27 to 50 percent compared to […]

Biofuels: 2016 U.S. Ethanol Exports Rise 2nd Highest Level on Record

🕔Mar 16, 2017The United States exported more than 1 billion gallons (68,000 barrels per day) of fuel ethanol in 2016, an increase of 26% from export levels in 2015. U.S. imports of […]

Good on Grain: Export Progress for Corn, Ethanol, and Distillers’ Grains

🕔May 9, 2016Listen to MP3 podcast Last week, the Census Bureau released the corn export estimate for March. Exports for the month totaled 171 million bushels, 16 million bushels larger than exports […]

Good on Grain: Ethanol, Distillers’ Grain Exports Remain Strong

🕔Feb 8, 2016U.S. exports of fuel ethanol were generally small prior to 2010. For 2010, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated exports at 398.5 million gallons. Exports peaked at just under […]

Good on Grain: Export Progress for Corn, Ethanol, Distillers Grains

🕔May 11, 2015Listen to MP3 podcast The focus in the corn market has mostly turned to 2015 production prospects and implications for the magnitude of stocks at the end of the 2015-16 […]

Ethanol: Production Profits Dim as Gasoline Prices Plummet

🕔Dec 11, 2014The magnitude of the decline in crude oil and gasoline prices has taken nearly everyone by surprise. NYMEX nearby crude oil futures this week touched $60 per barrel, almost $50 […]

Keith Good: ‘Frankenfoods’ Scare Jeopardizes U.S.-Europe Trade Deal

🕔Dec 5, 2014Economic Issues- Trade Issues- Biotech, and Transportation News Anthony Faiola reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “On a velvety green patch of the French countryside, organic farmer Jean Cabaret […]

Good on Grain: Ethanol Production Headed for Record Year

🕔Oct 6, 2014Ethanol production, consumption, and stocks data are typically reviewed on a calendar year basis since Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) are established for calendar years. However, since corn is the major […]

Biofuels: Export Markets for U.S. Ethanol

🕔Mar 7, 2014While the lowering of biofuel mandates from legislated levels in the EPA’s proposed rule for the RFS in 2014 was seen as a blow to domestic ethanol and corn producers, […]

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