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RFA: U.S. ethanol exports down in November

U.S. ethanol exports declined slightly from October to November. The Renewable Fuels Association says ethanol exports of 115.9 million gallons were down 1% on the month, with Canada claiming the top spot for the 32nd month in a row. Colombia took second place with... 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.

USDA ag price indices down in November

Farmers paid and made slightly less in November than October. The USDA’s index of prices received was down 0.1% on declines in corn, cattle, hogs, and turkeys against gains in soybeans, market eggs, lettuce, and strawberries. The USDA’s dairy index for November was a half... Read More.

November 2023 Labor Market Report

By the Kansas Department of Labor IMPORTANT NOTE: This release includes nonfarm jobs and labor force estimates for November 2023, which are produced using data from two monthly surveys. Data for nonfarm job estimates is collected through... Read More.

Red meat production declines in November

The USDA says red meat production for November dropped slightly compared to year-ago levels.  Total beef production dropped 6 percent to 2.28 billion pounds, an increase in slaughter more than canceled out heavier dressed weights. Pork production was up 2 percent to 2.39 billion pounds,... Read More.

KDOT Announces Approved November Bids

By the Kansas Department of Transportation TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects. The letting took place Nov. 15, 2023, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include... Read More.

The Kansas Cold Weather Rule Takes Effect November 1

By the Kansas Corporation Commission TOPEKA, Kan. — The Cold Weather Rule, designed to help Kansans who are behind on their utility payments avoid disconnection during the winter months, will begin on Wednesday, November 1 and remain in effect... Read More.