Corn for ethanol and soybean crush demand were both mixed during June. The USDA says 441.479 million bushels of corn were used for fuel alcohol production during June, up 1% from May in preparation for summer driving season, but down 1% from June 2022... Read More.
The President of the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board hopes an in-state crush plant becomes a reality soon. Pat Mullooly tells Brownfield the new DeLong Maritime Agricultural Facility at the Port of Milwaukee might help stimulate development by providing access to new markets for... Read More.
An ethanol plant stationed on the Illinois River has received permits to build a new soy crush facility expected to process 80 million bushels of soybeans annually. Allison Prestegaard with Marquis Energy based in Hennepin, Illinois tells Brownfield the addition of a 700-foot loading... Read More.
Corn for ethanol use during May sent mixed signals. The USDA says 437.541 million bushels of corn were used for ethanol production, up 6% from April as some plants resumed operation following seasonal maintenance, but down 2% from May 2022 on questions about sustained... Read More.
The chief economist with the American Soybean Association says shifting market dynamics could have a greater impact on soy crush expansion. At the start of 2023, there were at least 23 new or expanding soy crush plants across the United States and at least... Read More.
The soybean crush plant being built by Cargill in southeastern Missouri is on pause. A Cargill spokesperson tells Brownfield the hold is due to many shifting market dynamics. Last spring, Cargill announced it would build a soy processing facility in Pemiscot County producing 62 million... Read More.
Corn for ethanol use dipped in April. The USDA says 415.738 million bushels of corn were ground for fuel alcohol, 5% less than in March due to seasonal maintenance and 1% lower than April 2022 because of some industry uncertainties about demand. 1,619,677 tons... Read More.