NEWS
Ethanol Blog
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:51 AM CST

With a 35-to-40-cent drop in corn prices this week, spot prices of dried distillers dropped as well.

The DTN weekly DDG spot price average fell $3 per ton this week, from $261 to $258. After a long upward trend since mid-November, spot prices have now hovered between $256 and $261 since Thanksgiving.

Of the 29 Midwestern locations DTN collects prices from, 16 locations reported their spot prices had decreased between $2 and $10 per ton. Prices at 10 locations remained unchanged since last week, and only three locations said their prices increased $5.

Merchandisers told DTN that the primary reason ...

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