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09.23.2020

DDGS & Ethanol Output Reaches 12-Week Low

DDGS & Ethanol Output Reaches 12-Week Low

Ethanol production fell 20,000 barrels per day to a 906 million-barrel-per-day average during the week ending September 18, 2020. Ethanol and DDGS output hit a 12-week low as concerns over oil supply combined with fall maintenance appeared to be...

09.22.2020

More Research Needed for Developing Hemp Genetics

More Research Needed for Developing Hemp Genetics

The second year of national hemp production is another year of learning for much of the country.  Producers that have grown one or more season are solving problems that arise, and refining their systems, like any farmer must...

09.22.2020

Improved Upholstery Leather Demand Drives Hide Prices Higher

Improved Upholstery Leather Demand Drives Hide Prices Higher

The US hide market has been gaining momentum throughout the past few weeks. A few sources stated that they have vast bidding lists and many buyers are willing to pay a premium for some products. Increased demand from the...

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