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Ben Nuelle

Ben Nuelle

Ben Nuelle
Associate Editor

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Corn_kneehigh

USDA June Acreage report pushes corn futures sharply lower

Grain traders are still unsure of actual planted cropland after USDA dropped planted corn acres estimates by just over 1 million in its June Acreage report Friday. Many traders find that difficult to believe after farmers in the eastern Corn Belt struggled to plant a crop this spring.
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Yellow gas pump

Market demand for E15 looks to be modest

Ethanol producers are hopeful for an increase in year-round E15 gasoline sales after the Trump administration okayed its summertime sale, but consumer demand will likely be modest due to fears of litigation, a lack of blender pumps, and challenges posed by some state regulations.
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