Ethanol en Do you agree or disagree with EPA’s proposed cap on corn-based ethanol production of 14.8 billion gallons? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>The EPA recently proposed an increase in the Renewable Fuel Standard requirements, boosting total renewable fuel production from 18.11 billion gallons this year to 18.8 billion gallons in 2017 and </p></div><form action="/poll/05192016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-10001-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-10001"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-10001" name="choice" value="10001" class="form-radio" /> Agree</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-10011-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-10011"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-10011" name="choice" value="10011" class="form-radio" /> Disagree</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-10021-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-10021"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-10021" name="choice" value="10021" class="form-radio" /> Don't Know</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="101481" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-zzByZNYATSM9nsgXZl5WL_n1ICkncw4eob9lwIP7bOQ" value="form-zzByZNYATSM9nsgXZl5WL_n1ICkncw4eob9lwIP7bOQ" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Thu, 19 May 2016 14:30:38 +0000 101481 at Industry At A Glance: Ethanol margins narrow dramatically <div class="node-body article-body">Gross margins for ethanol production have trended sharply lower in recent months, while ethanol plants have also had to deal with a stronger dollar and a stubborn corn market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Industry At A Glance Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:02:00 +0000 85261 at The Nutritional Value Of Distiller’s Grains Is Changing <div class="node-body article-body">As ethanol plants look for ways to extract more value from distillers grains, the nutritional value of the byproduct is changing. Here's what you should watch for if you feed distillers grains.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Cattle Feed Ethanol Nutrition Tips For Profit Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:53:00 +0000 69751 at EPA Proposes Reduced Ethanol Requirement <div class="node-body article-body">The Environmental Protection Agency proposes to reduce the levels of renewable fuels for blending into gasoline and diesel next year. According to the proposal, "While this range represents a reduction in comparison to the statutory volumes for 2014, it nonetheless represents an increase relative to projected 2013 corn-ethanol consumption of about 12.3 billion gal…” </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Cattle Markets Sat, 16 Nov 2013 15:36:00 +0000 68151 at EPA Proposes To Scale Back Renewable Fuel Quota <div class="node-body article-body">EPA has lowered the target for renewable fuels, including ethanol distilled from corn, for 2014.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Business Beef Advocacy Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:37:00 +0000 68101 at Stoke Up The RFS Pressure <div class="node-body blog-body">“ … In the seven years since the policy was enacted, the RFS has failed to meet its goals of protecting the environment and reducing dependence on foreign oil. It has and is forcing Americans to pay more for fuel, and it has raised food prices around the world. And yet, ethanol lobbying groups continue to argue on behalf of the policy, armed with an array of invalid claims.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Cattle Markets Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:19:00 +0000 65802 at No Farm Bill Likely To Really Benefit Cattle Producers <div class="node-body blog-body">Ethanol has greatly improved the profitability of farming, while downgrading the profitability of the cattle industry. In the longer term, the system will likely find a new balance, and the result will be a larger farming industry, a smaller cattle industry, and higher food and energy prices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Government Sustainability My View From The Country Thu, 01 Aug 2013 21:11:00 +0000 60442 at Ethanol Mandate Drives Up Food Prices, Hurts Restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">A new study by PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) shows the effect that the Renewable Fuels Standard has on food costs for chain restaurants. The study found that total costs increase by as much as $2.5 billion for quick-service restaurants, or 10%; and full-service restaurants see costs increase buy up to $691 million, or nearly 9%. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Retail Thu, 27 Jun 2013 09:47:00 +0000 58062 at Industry Sees Record Wholesale Beef Prices, But Not Profits <div class="node-body blog-body">Even more important than the lack of profitability in the beef industry is the concern over beef demand. Economists continue to warn the industry about the growing disparity between beef prices and those of pork and poultry. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cattle Prices Ethanol Cattle Markets Sustainability Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 16 May 2013 18:30:00 +0000 55102 at Are We Headed For A Farmland Crash? <div class="node-body blog-body">Land -- God isn’t making any more of it. And, with other investment opportunities lacking, farmers, ranchers, and plenty of people outside of agriculture, continue to eagerly invest in this precious asset. The result has been extremely high and growing land prices. Could we be headed for a crash?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ethanol Pasture/Land Values Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:24:00 +0000 52551 at