In Customer Support, John addresses the emergence of electric cars into the market is indeed a negative factor for all fossil fuels and ethanol. But the big question is how fast and far will this trend develop.
Emily Skor, the CEO of Growth Energy says she is highly confident President Donald Trump will announce plans to expand availability of high blends of ethanol when he campaigns in Council Bluffs Tuesday.
An amazing trend with used farm equipment has been unleashed here in 2018. An absolute ocean of super low-hour used farm equipment has hit the auction block—the most I’ve seen in my almost 29 years of tracking auction price data.
Pres. Trump is slated to unveil a new policy, supportive of higher ethanol blends, in the coming weeks. Farmers, biofuel makers and Iowa politicians have clamored for the move that’s could expand the ethanol market.
Brazil’s production of corn-based ethanol is set to exceed the 1-billion liter mark for the first time ever. That’s still just a small fraction of the South American nation’s 31-billion liter biofuel market,
Iowa land values are still strong, despite coming off of record highs a few years ago. Still, tariffs and trade uncertainty are likely to impact farmland values going into 2019, according to Kyle Hansen at Hertz Ag.