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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 | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
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
 

Monday 11/17/14

Biodiesel RINs Maintain Value on Steady Demand
Biodiesel D4 2014 RINs retain value as demand holds steady.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 10:32AM CST 11/17/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Friday 11/14/14

Rising Corn, Soybean Meal Prices Push DDG Prices Higher
Increases in corn and soybean meal prices caused DDG prices to follow suit this week, rising approximately $7 per ton.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 11:56AM CST 11/14/14 by Cheryl Anderson | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Thursday 11/13/14

Spot Ethanol Prices Rally in Limited Discussion
Spot ethanol prices rally amid talk of limited rail deliveries causing tighter regional supply, with higher corn futures also boosting ethanol.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 2:10PM CST 11/13/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Wednesday 11/12/14

Spot Ethanol Prices Gain Along West Coast on Logistics
Spot ethanol prices rally along the West Coast on tightening supply caused by limited rail deliveries.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:20PM CST 11/12/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Tuesday 11/11/14

Japanese Importers Gains Confidence in U.S. DDGS
The U.S. Grains Council hosted a group of Japanese DDGS importers on an educational tour to help relieve fears about low-oil DDGS and educate them on its use in livestock rations.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:31PM CST 11/11/14 by Cheryl Anderson | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
Spot Ethanol Prices Edge Higher in Thin Early Trade
Spot ethanol prices firmed in thin trade as supply concerns persists.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:43PM CST 11/11/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Monday 11/10/14

Spot Ethanol Gains on Renewed Supply Worries, Corn Report
Spot ethanol prices rally on fresh concerns about rail shipment woes and bullish federal corn report.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 2:24PM CST 11/10/14 by George Orwel | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 

Friday 11/07/14

DDG Prices Remain Fairly Stable Amid Quiet Trade
Prices of DDG rose only slightly in the past week, remaining fairly steady in spite of some minor adjustments reacting to fluctuations in the corn board.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 5:19PM CST 11/07/14 by Cheryl Anderson | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
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