Fri Sep 12, 2014 03:46 PM CDT The ethanol market has remained incredibly strong through most of the year, building on firming demand growth in gasoline month over month based on increasing driving activity, and falling corn prices. But ethanol prices have been hit extremely hard through early September, accounting for double-digit price losses through this last week.
Thu Sep 11, 2014 04:02 PM CDT With China's growth in demand for feed grains and DDGS outgrowing its capacity for production, the U.S. and Brazil may be competing for the market, pending resolution of China's refusal to accept the MIR 162 biotech trait.
Tue Sep 9, 2014 04:28 PM CDT Follow-through pressure in the corn market early this week has led to additional losses across the ethanol complex. Traders look for record-setting corn production to still keep prices subdued. This is limiting ethanol buyer support as demand is also seasonally starting to slide.
Mon Sep 8, 2014 12:09 PM CDT Drought-stricken states like Texas are witnessing a decline in cattle numbers due to continuing drought, while ethanol-producing states like Nebraska and Iowa are experiencing growth.
Thu Sep 4, 2014 05:28 PM CDT Following the Labor Day holiday, most fall activities start picking up, such as school activities, weekend football and falling ethanol demand. The first week of September this year is no exception.