LATEST NEWS FROM Production

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11:23AM Apr 24, 2020

Data-Driven, Measured and Profitable Success Boosts Stewardship

Getting the highest yields possible on your farm may not be the most direct path to a profitable farm

13:54PM Apr 23, 2020

Distillery Switches Production to Ethanol-Based Sanitizer

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Some distilleries have approval to make hand sanitizer during the pandemic. Journeyman’s Distillery in Three Oaks, Michigan is switching production from making alcohol to ethanol-based sanitizer.

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17:50PM Apr 22, 2020

Idled Ethanol Plants on Farmers’ Minds During Planting

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

“Our overrun bushels, [the ones not marketed yet] become a challenge,” Jason says. “I’m just not sure without an increase in the crude oil market and an increase in demand

20:45PM Apr 15, 2020

Valero Energy Idles Ethanol Plants

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Valero Energy announced it is temporarily idling eight of its ethanol plants and is reducing production at six ethanol plants.

15:21PM Apr 15, 2020

Farmers May Have to Plant Corn on Prevent Plant Ground

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

USDA says corn has not been planted in Ohio. Farmers are ready for a fresh start. This year, they hope to plant all of their seed. Betsy Jibben takes us

15:21PM Apr 15, 2020

VIDEO: Farmers May Have to Plant Corn on Prevent Plant Ground

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

USDA says corn has not been planted in Ohio. Farmers are ready for a fresh start. This year, they hope to plant all of their seed. Betsy Jibben takes us

11:04AM Apr 14, 2020

Can the Market Handle 3 Billion Bushels of New Crop Corn Carryout?

Brian Splitt thinks the May WASDE may be the capitulation event for the corn market, as it's will unveil USDA's first official balance sheet for new crop.