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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.

Ethanol production rebounds, supply falls

U.S. ethanol production bounced back last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 991,000 barrels a day, up 173,000 from the previous week’s weather impacted near three year low, but down 37,000 from a year ago. Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural and... Read More.

Ethanol supply jumps as production falls

Ethanol stocks have grown for eight weeks in a row, while production dropped to a near three-year low. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says the domestic ethanol supply of 25.815 million barrels was the largest since March 2023, an increase of 0.5% on the... Read More.

EPA to Permit More Ethanol Sales

UNDATED (HPM) - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted a request to allow several midwestern states to sell gasoline with 15% ethanol year-round. But the new rules don’t take effect until the summer of 2024.Troy Bredenkamp is the vice president of public policy... Read More.