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Some U.S. ethanol producers cut production to sell natural gas for profit

New York | Reuters — Sky-high U.S. natural gas prices have prompted some Midwestern ethanol producers to reduce processing in the last week, hoping instead to sell off some of their natural gas to take advantage of current high spot prices caused by the spike in cold weather, industry sources said. Ethanol margins in the […] Read more



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Feed weekly outlook: Prices steady ahead of seeding

MarketsFarm — Feed grain prices have firmed up ahead of seeding, and producers are quick to make room in feed bins ahead of seeding. “New-crop price is significantly lower than old-crop, so at some point they’re going to converge,” said Allen Pirness, senior trader with Market Place Commodities in Lethbridge. Statistics Canada’s crop intentions report, […] Read more



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Mustard bids drop with demand, harvest progress

CNS Canada — Mustard spot prices are trending lower, with limited demand for the commodity as harvest progresses. Weather conditions may have curbed yield potential, to an extent, though production is still expected to be large, according to one market participant. Bids for mustard have dropped from the levels seen in July and August into […] Read more