NEWS
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Dec 20, 2013 03:45 PM CST

Ethanol futures posted slight gains Friday as the aggressive price support which developed Thursday seemed to zap most of the optimism out of the market. The renewed support in corn prices has continued to draw buyer support back to the market after it appeared that traders were running for the doors just one week ago. January futures posted a 1 cent per gallon gain, closing at $1.912 a gallon. Front-month futures are still holding a strong premium over other nearby contracts based on need for spot product. All other contracts posted a 0.7 cent gain, due to extremely light trade ...

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