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Ethanol production down as stocks rise

U.S. ethanol production fell sharply last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 980,000 barrels a day, the lowest since early May, down 59,000 barrels from the previous week with some plants idling for maintenance after the summer driving season. Still, that... Read More.

Barge rates rise as river levels fall

Like last year, water levels on the Mississippi River system are creating an expensive and slow kink in the supply chain.  Mike Steenhoek with the Soy Transportation Coalition tells Brownfield it’s getting more difficult to move commodities downstream from St. Louis. “You... Read More.

Rise Up Rice County

By Karly Frederick, Rice County Community Foundation  RICE COUNTY, Kan. — Join the Rice County Community Foundation on August 26, 2023, at 7 p.m. at the petroglyphs. It all begins with a chair, so pull up with one and learn about a community... Read More.