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USDA's 2017/18 Corn Export Forecast: Second-Largest on Record

7/20/2018

Latest U.S. 2017/18 corn export forecast increased to 2.4 billion bushels

Week of July 16 fuel and energy price update

7/19/2018

As of Tuesday, July 17, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.73 across Iowa according to AAA. This is $.01 lower than last week and $.55 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.87, holding steady at last week’s price.

RFS waivers questioned

7/16/2018

Grassley says the EPA is allowing refiners to avoid renewable fuel requirements.

Week of July 9 fuel and energy price update

7/11/2018

As of Tuesday, July 10, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.74 across Iowa according to AAA. This is the same price as last week and $.56 higher than one year ago. The national average on Tuesday was $2.87, holding steady at last week’s price.

Pruitt out at EPA

7/9/2018

Adminstrator lost support from farmers with actions that undermined ethanol usage.

Elite Octane revs up production

7/2/2018

Nearly a decade in the making, Iowa’s newest ethanol plant hopes to capitalize on its location and efficient design in a competitive market.

Star Energy establishes monarch fueling stations

7/2/2018

Star Energy FS has announced intentions to establish Monarch Fueling Stations at four of its locations, making it the first Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) retailer member to establish a Monarch Fueling Station

A lot to digest

7/2/2018

Eastern Iowa farmer experimenting to see if cover crops make an economical fuel source for his anaerobic digester.

A good voice for ethanol

7/2/2018

Central Iowa convenience store owner has traveled far and wide to promote higher ethanol blends, which have led to increased sales at his station.

Adding value to every kernel of corn

7/2/2018

Innovative high-value products have helped Quad County Corn Processors remain successful while going up against high-volume ethanol producers.

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