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Friday 11/28/14

Ethanol and Energy Prices Fall Sharply
Ethanol prices followed the lead of the energy segment Friday after OPEC ministers meeting Nov. 27 left traders concerned about growing supplies.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:34PM CST 11/28/14 by Rick Kment | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Wednesday 11/26/14

Low-Oil DDGS Still New to Southeast Asian Buyers
The U.S. Grains Council is launching an effort to educate Southeast Asian feed formulators how to best utilize low-oil DDGS from the U.S.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 4:30PM CST 11/26/14 by Cheryl Anderson | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
Falling Inventory Sparks Buyer Support
Following ethanol futures backing away from previous highs early in the week, the EIA announcement of lower stocks at the end of last week sparked renewed buyer interest heading into Thanksgiving.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:34PM CST 11/26/14 by Rick Kment | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
Spot Ethanol Values Rally on Short Covering, Tighter Supply
Argo spot ethanol trades to a better-than seven-month high as federal data shows inventories fell to a one-month low.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:03PM CST 11/26/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Tuesday 11/25/14

Argo, Arizona Spot Ethanol Rebound on Short Covering
Argo and Arizona ethanol trade higher as rising demand for prompt barrels and supply concerns spur a rally in the cash market.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:06PM CST 11/25/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
Logistical Woes Keep DDG Prices Steady
Prices of DDG remained relatively steady in the past week as merchandisers fought logistical problems caused by recent winter weather.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 12:23PM CST 11/25/14 by Cheryl Anderson | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Monday 11/24/14

Spot Ethanol Prices Bucking the Trend for Now
Ethanol futures in the front-month spot traded contracts continue to draw buyers back into the market in what has been a sluggish trading session where the rest of the complex has seen moderate pressure. Higher ethanol futures bring short-term support to the market, but are also creating long-term concerns due to widening price spreads.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 2:53PM CST 11/24/14 by Rick Kment | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
Supply Worries Boost Argo Cash Ethanol Prices
Argo spot ethanol prices edge higher on supply concerns.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 2:10PM CST 11/24/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Friday 11/21/14

Surprise, Surprise EPA Delays RFS Ruling
Given the track record of EPA to keep moving the final decision of overall 2014 regulated blending limits down the road through the year, it isn't much of a surprise that a "final" decision will be pushed off even further. This has sparked additional buyer support into the ethanol futures market, leading to aggressive spot market gains.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 4:27PM CST 11/21/14 by Rick Kment | Post a Comment
Comments (1)
Look on the bright side $2.19 E-85 in West Point NE. Whats not to like?
Posted by melvin meister at 10:54PM CST 11/24/14
 
RIN Values Tumble as EPA Punts on 2014 Biofuels Volume
RIN prices plunge after EPA delays finalizing Renewable Volume Obligations for 2014 until next year, with traders calling the decision bearish for biofuels credits.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:10PM CST 11/21/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Thursday 11/20/14

FSMA Preventative Control Rule Will Have Biggest Effect on Ethanol Plants
Ethanol producers need to start working on complying with the many new requirements coming to U.S. ethanol plants as part of the new Food Safety Modernization Act.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:33PM CST 11/20/14 by Cheryl Anderson | Post a Comment
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And rightfully so, if elevators found any kind of droppings or damage in a load of grain it was rejected. Ethanol plants should have to live up to the same standards in there feed products, many plants are festered with birds and rodents. Wet distiller pits are full of bird dropping as well as rats running around. Clean it up if Ethanol wants to be environmentally friendly.
Posted by GWL 61 at 5:17PM CST 11/20/14
 

Wednesday 11/19/14

Egyptian Feed Buyers Learn From Nebraska Farmers
A team of Egyptian feed buyers recently toured Nebraska and visited one-on-one with farmers on a tour sponsored by the U.S. Grains Council.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 6:51AM CST 11/19/14 by Cheryl Anderson | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Tuesday 11/18/14

Corn Pressure Starting to Cool Ethanol Prices
The two-day slide in corn markets helped to break the aggressive market support which has been so prevalent in nearby ethanol contracts. At least temporarily, spot traders focused on falling production costs offsetting supply concerns which have helped support the market over the last few weeks.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:31PM CST 11/18/14 by Rick Kment | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
NYH Spot Ethanol Trade Slows; Traders Coy on Price
Pining down spot ethanol prices at the New York Harbor proved elusive Tuesday, as traders show reluctance to tip their hands during a choppy trade session.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 2:09PM CST 11/18/14 by Rick Kment | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
ISU Finds no Indirect Land-Use Change from Biofuels
A new study found farmers around the world have responded to higher crop prices during the past decade mainly by using existing land more efficiently and not by converting forest and grassland to cropland.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 10:33AM CST 11/18/14 by Todd Neeley | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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