NEWS
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Feb 27, 2013 04:32 PM CST

Ethanol futures closed lower Wednesday following the sharp losses in the RBOB gasoline market and lack of consistent support in the corn market. Nearby corn futures posted a 4-cent-per-bushel gain in March contract, but May futures increased only fractionally and all other contracts posted moderate losses. But the main focus in the ethanol market was seen due to the double-digit losses in RBOB gasoline prices. This narrowed the RBOB gasoline-to-ethanol price spread, and may cause longer-term pressure on ethanol demand if this price relationship continues to erode. March ethanol futures posted a 1.1-cent-per-gallon loss, closing at $2.385 a gallon Wednesday ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories