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Ethanol Averages by State

Last Updated: Thu 10/21/2021 1:14 AM CDT
State Today's Avg Change
Alabama 2.8735 0.0000
Arizona 1.6000 0.0000
Arkansas 2.8544 -0.0081
California 3.0500 0.0500
Colorado 2.8200 -0.1188
Florida 1.6500 0.0000
Georgia 1.5000 0.0000
Iowa 2.7193 0.0067
Illinois 2.4600 0.0000
Indiana 2.7380 0.0000
Kansas 2.7448 0.0600
Louisiana 2.2620 0.0000
Michigan 2.7380 0.0000
Minnesota 2.7121 0.0156
Missouri 2.7715 0.0172
Mississippi 2.3088 0.0000
State Today's Avg Change
Montana 1.5444 0.0000
North Carolina 2.9444 -0.0895
North Dakota 2.6900 -0.0088
Nebraska 2.7007 0.0127
New Jersey 1.5500 0.0000
Ohio 2.7380 0.0000
Oklahoma 2.8041 0.0083
Oregon 1.5500 1.5500
South Carolina 3.5830 0.0130
South Dakota 2.6639 -0.0527
Texas 2.9900 -0.0288
Virginia 2.9281 -0.0895
Washington 2.9395 0.0500
Wisconsin 2.8330 0.0000
Wyoming 3.0025 0.0000
Average Price 2.5569 0.0448
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CORN Strategies Snapshot

TREND: The trend in December corn is sideways.

NONCOMMERCIAL OUTLOOK: Noncommercial traders held a net-long futures position of 279,288 contracts in corn as of Oct. 12, a decrease of 17,717 contracts from the previous week.

COMMERCIAL OUTLOOK: Commercial net shorts continue to favor the short side as of Oct. 12. The December contract is priced 8 1/2 cents below the March contract, a bearish indication of demand for new-crop corn.

SEASONAL INDEX: Corn prices tend to peak in early June and bottom in early October.

PRICE PROBABILITY: The active futures contract eased back to the 51st percentile, a neutral location in relation to the five-year range and still above the old...

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DTN Daily Ethanol Comments

Cash Ethanol Prices, Ethanol RINs Higher Wednesday

December corn closed up 9 cents per bushel at 5.39 1/4, and March corn was up 8 3/4 cents at $5.47 3/4.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

Urea Price Climbs 26% Since Mid-September, a $147-Per-Ton Jump

Drastic price increases continue to define the retail fertilizer market as farmers report more problems locking in prices. The average cost of urea is 26% more expensive than last month. DAP, MAP, potash, anhydrous UAN28 and UAN32 saw 11% to 19% increases.

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