Thu Mar 6, 2014 11:08 AM CST Ethanol production faded the last week of February. Combined by larger blender inputs sparked increased demand and reduced overall inventory levels. This move lower comes after inventories posted a 7 1/2-month high the prior week.
Tue Mar 4, 2014 03:46 PM CST Renewed buyer support in the corn market has moved buyer interest in ethanol from supply driven to long term production. Traders who pushed ethanol prices higher over the last two weeks based on transportation issues have remained in the market but their focus has changed.
Fri Feb 28, 2014 05:04 PM CST February sparked a strong shift in the ethanol market. The combination of sliding inventory levels, higher corn prices and transportation delays led to aggressive market support across the complex.
Wed Feb 26, 2014 04:01 PM CST Following aggressive market support early in the week, ethanol contracts appear to be regaining a sense of order. Narrow price shifts contained ethanol futures markets Wednesday as traders start looking for additional direction.
Tue Feb 25, 2014 04:14 PM CST The U.S. Grains Council held a recent conference in order to educate Taiwanese swine producers about modern production practices and to promote U.S. grains and co-products.
Mon Feb 24, 2014 03:51 PM CST Strong gains quickly developed in nearby and deferred ethanol contracts Monday. Inability to freely move railcars to the East Coast and back is causing major problems in getting access to product.
Thu Feb 20, 2014 03:15 PM CST Higher ethanol production and slowing demand helped to push ethanol stocks higher in the second week of February. This moved inventory levels to a seven-week high and could continue to set the pace for growing stocks through the spring.