Hubbs on Grain: Corn Prices Unimpressed by Smaller Crop

🕔Nov 12, 2018The USDA reports released on November 8 contained a lower corn yield, significant revisions to Chinese corn data, and a downward revision of some major corn consumption categories.  Corn prices […]

Farm Bill: The “Won’t Work” List Versus Supply Management – Commentary

🕔Nov 7, 2018The 2018 Farm Bill is being written in an intensely partisan environment. We see it in the campaign rallies and in the ads on television.  We see the results of […]

Biodiesel: U.S. Exports Up 90% from a Year Ago – DTN

🕔Nov 5, 2018The U.S. Census Bureau said Friday that U.S. exports of goods and services totaled $212.6 billion in September, up $3.1 billion from August. Imports totaled $266.6 billion, up $3.8 billion […]

EPA Races Clock on 2019 E15 Sales Rule – DTN

🕔Oct 26, 2018E15’s move to year-round availability starting next year likely will face two potential barriers: the EPA’s legal authority to make the move and a tight timeline set out by the […]

DTN’s Hypothetical Ethanol Plant Hit Lowest Profit Margin for 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018Ethanol profit margins at DTN’s hypothetical 50-million-gallon plant in South Dakota hit their lowest levels of 2018 this week after corn prices dramatically increased in the past month.   Including debt […]

Ethanol: President Trump on the Political Trail with E15 Sales Rule Change – DTN

🕔Oct 11, 2018On the same day he directed the EPA to complete a rule to allow year-round E15 sales, President Donald Trump used the issue to stump for Republicans in Iowa and […]

Biofuels: Trump Opens Door to Increased Ethanol Use

🕔Oct 10, 2018On Tuesday, Bloomberg writers Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Mario Parker reported that, “President Donald Trump is moving to clamp down on a scandal-plagued $2.25 billion market in biofuel compliance credits, embracing reforms that could block […]

Ethanol Blends: President Tells EPA to Allow Year-Round Sales – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2018Leading into President Donald Trump’s trip to Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Tuesday, a senior White House official said Tuesday that the president has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to create […]

Ethanol: EPA Updates RFS Website to Improve Transparency

🕔Sep 24, 2018EPA has updated the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program website to increase transparency surrounding the program. The updated website includes new data and information for both stakeholders and the public. […]

Biofuel: Mississippi Ethanol Plant Closing in Vicksburg

🕔Sep 18, 2018Ergon BioFuels, LLC, a subsidiary of Ergon, Inc., announced on Friday, September 14 that it will close its ethanol plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in December 2018. The 56.5 million gallon […]

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