Corn Market Basis Keeps on Climbing – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2019Fireworks came early for the corn basis. The national average basis started to climb above the five-year average beginning in March. By the end of May, the basis was beginning […]

Biodiesel: EPA’s Chilling Signal Will Limit Growth – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2019Overall biofuel volumes would remain virtually the same in 2020 as they were 2019 in EPA’s proposed Renewable Fuel Standard renewable volume obligations released on Friday. One day after the […]

Ethanol Plants – Tough Road Ahead, says CoBank Report – DTN

🕔Jul 5, 2019Even though ethanol margins have shown some improvement in the past month, a new report from CoBank shows many producers will continue to see negative margins for the remainder of […]

Corn Market Volatility: The Fireworks Show is On – DTN

🕔Jul 5, 2019At least the corn market in spring and summer 2019 isn’t boring. From the May contract’s all-time low of $3.35 1/2 on May 13, to the July contract’s May high […]

Oil State Republicans Tell Trump to Keep Purdue Out of RFS Decisions – DTN

🕔Jul 2, 2019Republican senators from oil-producing states are pressing President Donald Trump to tell Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to effectively stay in his lane and out of EPA’s decision-making on small-refinery […]

Ethanol Outlook Weak Amid Sluggish Demand

🕔Jul 2, 2019Operating margins for ethanol producers will likely remain weak for the remainder of 2019 under the weight of abundant production. Declining corn production this year will also squeeze margins and […]

CoBank – Trade Talks, Record Rains Upend Agriculture

🕔Jun 28, 2019The world economy continues to slow amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Hopes are for talks to resume soon between the U.S. and China, but confidence in the trade war […]

Ethanol: Petroleum Interests Sue EPA on E15 Rule – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2019The American Fuels and Petrochemical Association has filed a legal challenge against the new E15 rule finalized on May 31, filing a petition for review with the U.S. Court of […]

EU Cancels 2013 US Anti-Ethanol Dumping Duty – DTN

🕔May 17, 2019The European Union Commission has canceled an ethanol anti-dumping duty against imports from the United States in place since 2013, essentially reopening a market that collapsed. The commission made the […]

Hubbs on Grain: Reconsidering USDA’s Corn Projections

🕔May 13, 2019The USDA’s WASDE report released on May 10 contained updated balance sheet projections for U.S. corn during the current marketing year and the 2019-20 marketing year.  Corn price fell on a forecast […]

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