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WASDE: U.S. corn yields rise slightly, production down slightly

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, FeedstocksTotal U.S. corn production will be lower than estimated last month, but the average yield of their crop is expected to be slightly higher, according to the agency’s October World Agricultural Supply and Demand estimate. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

4 ethanol plants added to EPA efficient producer list

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Business, PolicyThree Valero ethanol plants and a Michigan plant join the club of ethanol producers achieving greenhouse gas reductions of 20 percent or better, when compared to the baseline gasoline used in the renewable fuels standard. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

NFU, NCGA: RFS uncertainty drives down US farm income

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:PolicyNational Corn Growers and Farmers Union leaders say weakening the renewable fuel standard will harm rural America, citing USDA projections of a 50 percent decline in net farm income in 2015 compared to the 2013 high. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

August corn crush down 1% from July, DDGS down 3%

BY Susanne Retka SchillFound In:Markets, CoproductsEthanol dry mills, at 445.2 million bushels, used nearly 90 percent of the corn consumed for fuel ethanol production in August, the remainder being used by wet millers. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

Carbon Green opens C-store in Ionia, Michigan

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, BusinessCars have been streaming into NuVu Fuels in Ionia, Michigan, this week. The new c-store, which sells blended fuels and locally-grown food, is seven miles from Carbon Green Green Bioenergy LLC, which provides the ethanol. READ MORE

October 07, 2015

CoBank ethanol report: Industry rebalances in 2015

BY Ann BaileyFound In:Markets, Coproducts, PolicyAfter a year and a half of record earnings, the ethanol industry stabilized in 2015, according to a CoBank ethanol industry report. Going forward, ethanol margins are expected to remain “modestly positive,” on average, for the next 12 to 18 months. READ MORE

October 07, 2015

U.S. ethanol exports sank in August, DDGS shipments down slightly

BY Ann Lewis, RFA research analyst Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessIn August, U.S. ethanol exports fell 35 percent t to the lowest monthly volume in more than two years, according to RFA analysis of government data released Oct. 7. DDGS exports also decreased 6 percent from the record high set in July. READ MORE


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