July 02, 2015

Commodities: Too much rain could still impact corn market

BY Jason Sagebiel, FCStone Found In:Markets, FeedstocksThe market has been under pressure as the major corn growing region got planted early and has received beneficial moisture. This had slowed producer movement and encouraged managed money to garner a short position in corn. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

Commodities: DDGS working back into U.S. rations with price drop

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, CoproductsThe demand from China, which had been keeping DDGS prices well above the levels that worked into U.S. rations, has dropped off. Prices are down and, since last month, it is being more widely considered for inclusion by U.S. feeders. READ MORE

June 30, 2015

Clean fuel standards face political attacks in Washington, Oregon

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyClean fuel standards under development in Oregon and Washington have been under attack by their respective state legislatures in recent weeks. While the threat against the Oregon program has passed, the Washington program could still be eliminated. READ MORE

June 30, 2015

Commodities: Lower natural gas production may impact prices

BY Ben Straus, U.S. Energy Services Found In:MarketsNatural gas production growth in 2014 was spectacular. While 2015 was expected to be muted on the growth front, substantial declines in domestic dry gas production were not anticipated. June data has challenged this forecast. READ MORE

June 30, 2015

Commodities: Ethanol rallies on weather concerns

BY Rick Kment, DTN Found In:MarketsThe middle of summer brings an uncomfortable silence in the energy and ethanol markets as we are past the early summer driving surge, but still not quite sure about expectations for the rest of the year. READ MORE

June 29, 2015

UNICA: Increase in hydrous ethanol production continues

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, BusinessUNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane association, has announced mills in the country's south-central region produced 1.66 billion liters (438.53 million gallons) of ethanol during the first half of June, including 1.02 billion liters of hydrous ethanol. READ MORE

June 29, 2015

ACE: Fuel retailers counter EPA's blend wall assumptions

BY American Coalition for Ethanol Found In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyStation owners who offer ethanol blends above 10 percent are gaining increased sales and higher customer counts, contrary to assumptions made by the U.S. EPA in its recent proposal for the renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

June 26, 2015

Ethanol profits remain strong in 2015, after slow start

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, BusinessWere the record profits in the ethanol industry during the past couple of years a temporary blip? Or are they reflecting a new normal, driven by a robust ethanol export market? “The answer appears to be some of both,” writes Scott Irwin. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

RFS supporters testify at EPA hearing, participate in rally

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, Feedstocks, Coproducts, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyOn June 25, the U.S. EPA held a hearing to address its proposed rule for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 renewable fuels standard (RFS) in Kansas City, Kansas. More than 250 people were scheduled to testify at the event. READ MORE