Hedging Ethanol Production

By Robert Boslego Ethanol accounts for around ninety-four percent of the renewable fuel market in the United States. Average daily production and consumption is over one million barrels per day.  This represents more than ten percent of the U.S. gasoline market, the largest in the world. Ethanol is a renewable resource primarily produced from corn…

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Biofuels Feed Co-Products – Minerals

Bio-fuel production generally uses a fermentation process to convert starch into a desired product – for example, ethanol, bio-butanol, as well as others.  Corn and sorghum are the usual feedstocks for this source of starch.  Because corn (and sorghum) contain other nutrients besides the starch, these other nutrients are concentrated in the resulting co-products such…

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