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April 8, 2014 Recent Price Changes on Harvest-time Corn and Soybean Contracts   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
November 7, 2013 How Long Should We Expect Corn and Soybean Prices to Remain Above or Below Average?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
October 31, 2013 More on Ethanol RINs Pricing   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
October 30, 2013 More on Biodiesel RINs Pricing   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
October 24, 2013 Biodiesel Supply, Demand, and RINs Pricing   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
October 17, 2013 Estimating the Biodiesel Supply Curve   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
October 10, 2013 What's Behind the Plunge in RINs Prices?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
October 9, 2013 Ethanol Prices Drive Corn Prices, Right?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
October 4, 2013 E85 and the Blend Wall   Continue Reading...
  Seth Meyer, Rob Johansson and Nick Paulson
October 2, 2013 The Remarkable Foresight of Biodiesel RINs Traders   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
September 30, 2013 What's Causing Low Hog Supplies?   Continue Reading...
  Chris Hurt
September 26, 2013 RIN Update: Estimating Potential Stocks for 2014   Continue Reading...
  Nick Paulson and Seth Meyer
September 25, 2013 Biodiesel Supply Response to Production Profits   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
September 18, 2013 Recent Trends in Biodiesel Prices and Production Profits   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
September 6, 2013 Soybean - Corn Price Ratio Since 1975   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf
September 3, 2013 Another Year of Rationing for Corn or Soybeans?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
August 29, 2013 The Evolution of Price Expectations for Corn and Soybeans in 2013   Continue Reading...
  Bruce Sherrick
August 23, 2013 Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: Alcohol for Fuel and the Current Prosperity   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
August 21, 2013 Solving the Commodity Markets' Non-Convergence Puzzle   Continue Reading...
  Michael Adjemian, Philip Garcia, Scott Irwin, and Aaron Smith,
July 26, 2013 Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: China and the Current Prosperity   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf, Allan Lines, and Xianglin Liu
July 19, 2013 RINs Gone Wild?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
July 12, 2013 Understanding the Pricing of Distillers' Grain Solubles   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
June 27, 2013 Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: U.S. Livestock Production   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
June 26, 2013 Is the U.S. Corn Boom Ending?   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
June 19, 2013 E85 Pricing and Recent Consumption Trends   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
June 14, 2013 An Updated Look at the Profitability of Ethanol Production   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
June 12, 2013 What Combination of Corn and RINs Prices Makes E85 Competitive?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
June 5, 2013 What Price of Corn is Required to Make E85 Competitive?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
May 31, 2013 Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: Production Response   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
May 23, 2013 Comparison of Approaches to Price Supports for the 2013 Farm Bill   Continue Reading...
  Nick Paulson
May 2, 2013 Brazilian Ethanol Imports - Implications for U.S. Ethanol and Corn Demand   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
April 24, 2013 Is Speculation Driving Up the Price of RINs?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
April 17, 2013 Was 2012 Really the 'Big One' for U.S. Corn Yields?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
April 12, 2013 An Update on the 2012 RIN Carryover Controversy   Continue Reading...
  Nick Paulson
April 10, 2013 Freeze It - A Proposal for Implementing RFS2 through 2015   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
April 5, 2013 Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: Cash Income and Real Estate   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
April 3, 2013 Ethanol Blending Margins, RFS2 Compliance, and the Price of Gasoline   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
March 27, 2013 High Gasoline and Ethanol RINs Prices: Is There a Connection?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
March 22, 2013 Comparing Current and 1970 Farm Prosperity: Crop Prices   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
March 21, 2013 What's Next for the Cattle Market?   Continue Reading...
  Paul E. Peterson
March 13, 2013 Prices Paid for Farm Inputs vs. Prices Received for Crops: Implications for Managing Risk and Farm Policy   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Nick Rettig
March 8, 2013 Exploding Ethanol RINs Prices: What's the Story?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
February 28, 2013 New Era Crop Price Distributions and Marketing the 2012 and 2013 Crops   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
February 27, 2013 The New Era of Crop Prices --- A Five-Year Review   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
February 19, 2013 Projected Prices and Soybean-to-Corn Price Ratios in 2013   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
February 5, 2013 Low Crop Revenue Most Likely Due to Lower Prices   Continue Reading...
  Gary Schnitkey
January 31, 2013 Expanding the Ethanol Blend Wall - a Role for E85?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
January 16, 2013 Domestic Biodiesel versus Brazilian Ethanol Revisited   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
December 7, 2012 What's Driving the Surge in Ethanol Imports?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
October 3, 2012 How Bad Was the 2012 Corn and Soybean Growing Season?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
September 26, 2012 The Impending Collision of Biofuels Mandates with Market Reality   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
September 14, 2012 What Price of Crude Oil Makes Ethanol Production Profitable?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
August 15, 2012 Rationing the 2012 Corn Crop Revisited   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
August 2, 2012 Ethanol - Does the RFS Matter?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
July 25, 2012 Update on the Shutdown Price of Corn for Ethanol Plants   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
July 19, 2012 Current Expectations of Future Corn Prices, and Ghosts of Prices Past   Continue Reading...
  Bruce Sherrick
June 27, 2012 Trading Hours and Daily Settlement Prices   Continue Reading...
  Paul Peterson
June 12, 2012 Smaller Year-Ending Soybean Stocks Expected   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
May 24, 2012 Is the Long Ethanol Boom Coming to a Close?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
May 11, 2012 How Many Futures Contracts Can One Market Support?   Continue Reading...
  Paul E. Peterson
April 25, 2012 Speculation and Gasoline Prices: Is There a Link?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Dwight Sanders
April 11, 2012 A Look at the Profitability of Ethanol Plants   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin
January 27, 2012 Corn Basis Revisited   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good and Scott Irwin
January 12, 2012 USDA Reports Negative for Crop Prices   Continue Reading...
  Darrel Good
December 20, 2011 2011 IFES: USDA - NASS Revealed: Procedures in Setting Crop, Livestock and Economic Estimates   Continue Reading...
  Brad Schwab and Mark Schleusener
December 7, 2011 Biotechnology and U.S. Crop Yield Trends   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Evan Hertzog
November 11, 2011 Understanding Current Prices: Lack of a U.S. Corn Yield Trend Since 2003   Continue Reading...
  Carl Zulauf and Evan Hertzog
May 10, 2011 Do High Prices Destroy Demand?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
April 19, 2011 A New Era in Real Agricultural Prices?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
April 12, 2011 Livestock/Corn Price Ratios in the New Era   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
April 5, 2011 A New Era in Livestock Prices?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good
March 29, 2011 A New Era in Crop Prices?   Continue Reading...
  Scott Irwin and Darrel Good