USDA says farmers intend to plant 97 million acres of corn in 2020. As COVID-19 acts as an anchor on the markets, and the ethanol crisis continues to unfold, some analysts say 97 million acres could be a stretch.
Ethanol prices are in a free fall due to fewer people driving and a recent price war. As some ethanol plants shutter production, facilities may start producing for DDGs to meet the possible upcoming Chinese demand.
A bus that normally is full of students, is now delivering meals to students in need. Hardin-Central School District was forced to close over COVID-19 concerns, meaning some students may have been without enough food.
Gas prices are falling, but few can take advantage of the low prices as “social distancing” and increasingly stringent COVID-19 prevention restrictions keep people off of the roads and ethanol demand could fall.
The President signed USMCA Wednesday, which completed the ratification process in the U.S. However, even if Canada passes USMCA early next month, experts say it could take months to implement the deal.
It’s crunch time in Washington D.C. to get the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) passed in 2019, with many agricultural groups and organizations losing patience. So, what does the deal do for agriculture?
Iowa State University broke ground on a new state-of-the-art facility this month. The new Feed Mill and Grain Science Center is a piece of a larger effort. ISU also created a new minor in Feed Science and Technology.