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Corn for ethanol, soybean crush both up sharply on month

The USDA says corn for ethanol use during October was 448.895 million bushels. That was up 17% from September because of increased availability of corn after harvest and some plants resuming normal or near-normal production levels following seasonal maintenance. Still, that was down... Read More.

July corn grind, soybean crush both up from June

U.S. corn for ethanol use was up slightly from June to July. The USDA says 445.723 million bushels of corn were consumed for fuel alcohol production in July, up a little bit on the month, but down 1% from July 2021. That was prior... Read More.

Iowa corn and soybeans both rated 66 percent good-to-excellent

An eastern Iowa farmer says his family is optimistic for this year’s crop. Robb Ewoldt, who is also the President of the Iowa Soybean Association, farms near Davenport in Scott County. “We’ve been able to catch timely rains throughout the whole year,” he said.... Read More.

May corn grind, soybean crush both up on month

U.S. corn for ethanol use and soybean crush numbers continue to reflect strong domestic demand. The USDA says 446.149 million bushels of corn were used for ethanol production in May, an increase of 7% from April, but a decrease of less than 1% from... Read More.