October 08, 2015

August corn crush down 1% from July, DDGS down 3%

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, CoproductsEthanol dry mills, at 445.2 million bushels, used nearly 90 percent of the corn consumed for fuel ethanol production in August, the remainder being used by wet millers. READ MORE

October 07, 2015

CoBank ethanol report: Industry rebalances in 2015

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, Coproducts, PolicyAfter a year and a half of record earnings, the ethanol industry stabilized in 2015, according to a CoBank ethanol industry report. Going forward, ethanol margins are expected to remain “modestly positive,” on average, for the next 12 to 18 months. READ MORE

October 07, 2015

U.S. ethanol exports sank in August, DDGS shipments down slightly

BY Ann Lewis, RFA research analyst Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessIn August, U.S. ethanol exports fell 35 percent t to the lowest monthly volume in more than two years, according to RFA analysis of government data released Oct. 7. DDGS exports also decreased 6 percent from the record high set in July. READ MORE

October 02, 2015

Platts publishes price assessments for DDGS

BY Platts Found In:Markets, CoproductsPlatts, a global provider of energy and commodities information, has began publishing price assessments for a key ethanol coproduct increasingly used as animal feed in the United States and globally. READ MORE

September 25, 2015

Commodities: China on the sidelines of DDGS buying

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessThe DDGS market continues to move back down to the lower end of the spectrum as a percentage of corn. Chinese buying, which moved the market up through the spring and early summer, has been on the sidelines for the past several months. READ MORE

September 10, 2015

FDA releases details of FSMA rule, extends compliance deadlines

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Coproducts, PolicyThe final rule implementing FSMA reforms food safety laws, shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it. The rule introduces new rules for feed manufacturers, including the ethanol industry’s coproducts. READ MORE

September 09, 2015

Direvo announces enzyme blend increases oil recovery

BY Direvo Found In:Coproducts, BusinessDirevo announces results of extended commercial trial at a U.S. ethanol plant showing new enzyme blend increases oil recovery by over 20 percent. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Commodities: DDGS prices drop to July levels

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, CoproductsWith Labor Day approaching, DDGS prices have dropped back down to early July values, at best, after having rebounded a bit at the end of July and early August. Chinese Gulf demand has begun to drop. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

EPA solicits comments on Agricultural Science Committee nominees

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe U.S. EPA is inviting public comments on the list of candidates being considered for appointment to its Science Advisory Board Agricultural Science Committee, which provides advice on matters related to farming and agriculture-related industries. READ MORE