November 25, 2015

US sets new weekly ethanol production record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Business, PolicyThe U.S. ethanol industry set a new weekly production record the week ending Nov. 20 with production averaging 1.008 million barrels per day. This is the first time weekly production has surpassed the 1 million barrel per day mark. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

High octane ethanol fuels championship for Oder

BY Nebraska Ethanol Board Found In:Markets, BusinessJohn Oder claimed the Kearney Raceway Pro Class Points Championship in a come-from-behind victory Nov. 1. This was his first year racing on Ignite Fuel, a 90 percent ethanol and 10 percent gasoline blend. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Commodities: DDGS prices steady, domestic demand rising

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, CoproductsDDGS prices have settled into a holding pattern. Prices have been steady for the last couple of weeks, and have only recently started to see more domestic demand. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Commodities: Three natural gas trends to watch in 2016

BY Andy Huenefeld, U.S. Energy Services Found In:MarketsThe table is set for several potential shifts in natural gas market dynamics that could impact end users. Market participants have gotten used to a well-supplied situation and generally low prices but the market is changing over the next 12 months. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

Commodities: Yield projected to be up in most of Corn Belt

BY Jason Sagebiel, INTL FCStone Found In:Markets, FeedstocksHarvest has wrapped up and yield reports have been better than expected. In the USDA’s October supply and demand report, the government increased yields to 168 bushels per acre, up from the first new crop yield report in May. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

RFA call features experts on ethanol’s impact on GHG emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, BusinessOn Nov. 24, the Renewable Fuels Association hosted a press call featuring several experts in the field of biofuel life cycle greenhouse gas analysis and agricultural land use. The speakers addressed the flawed arguments made by ethanol opponents. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Commodities: Pre-holiday selling hits ethanol markets

BY Rick Kment, DTN Found In:MarketsEarly November proved to be a trial for ethanol markets, which eroded 10 cents per gallon through the first two weeks of the month. Ethanol followed strong declines in both corn prices and RBOB gasoline markets during the same time period. READ MORE

November 20, 2015

ITA announces app to help companies export clean energy solutions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Business, PolicyThe International Trade Administration has announced a beta version of an interactive app to serve as a mobile business directory for U.S. clean energy exporters. Companies interested in participating are encouraged to contact the ITA. READ MORE

November 19, 2015

Real cost of producing corn lower today than the late '70s

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessThe real cash cost of producing a bushel of corn and other crops is lower now than during the late 1970s, according to analysis by Ohio State University economist Carl Zulauf in a recent FarmDoc Daily post. READ MORE