NEWS
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Aug 5, 2014 04:35 PM CDT

Ethanol futures slipped lower following additional weakness through the rest of the market. August contracts are the most stable of the contracts at this point with traders focusing on current end-of-summer demand needs and the potential that short-term production levels of ethanol will not be significantly affected by the current trend in the corn market. This pushed front-month futures 1 cent per gallon lower, closing at $2.09 a gallon. Other contracts posted much more significant losses, falling 2.4 to 4.3 cents per gallon. Traders are widening the discount to spot contracts and starting to factor in lower production costs if ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
E15 Market Expansion Seen
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Court Tosses E15 Labeling Lawsuit
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
South America Calling