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Evansville Mayor comments on CHS crush plant project

An elected official says there has been progress towards building Wisconsin’s first soybean crushing facility. Evansville Mayor Dianne Duggan tells Brownfield the officials from CHS will soon come to Evansville to close the real estate deal, giving CHS ownership of the land, which has... Read More.

January corn grind, soybean crush hit by weather

Corn for ethanol use declined in January 2024. The USDA says 433.596 million bushels of corn were used for fuel alcohol production, below pre-report expectations, down 10% from December and 2% from January 2023, with partially impacted by inclement weather and tighter operating margins. Production... Read More.

Record soybean crush, good corn for ethanol use in December

More soybeans were crushed during December 2023 than any other month on record. The USDA says that crush was 204 million bushels, up 4 million from November and 17 million from December 2022. That was largely driven by profitable late-year margins and expectations for strong... Read More.

November corn grind, soybean crush up on year

Solid demand meant minor changes to corn for ethanol use numbers during November. The USDA says 454.987 million bushels of corn were used for fuel alcohol production in November 2023, down 1% from October, but up 1% from November 2022. Producer margins for the... Read More.