Ethanol driving corn market, but industry structure is changing

Hollis, Paul L.
November 2010
Southwest Farm Press;11/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 22, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the influence of ethanol on the demand and prices of corn in the U.S. It states that the strong demand in the grain market is due to the high demand for ethanol, a biofuel derived from corn. According to Mark Welch, economist at Texas A & M University, the relationship between ethanol and the grain market will affect the structure of the ethanol industry.


Related Articles

  • Ethanol's rise didn't lift all boats.  // Indiana Prairie Farmer;Feb2012, Vol. 186 Issue 2, p6 

    The article reports on the negative impact of the growth of the ethanol industry on livestock producers and corn prices in 2012 in Indiana.

  • Economist: Plan long-term cattle profits around lower corn prices. NEWPORT, ALAN // American Agriculturist (0161-8237);Jun2013, Vol. 210 Issue 6, pBP8 

    The article relates the statement of Texan economist Mark Welch, warning that corn prices will fall late of 2013 and suggesting three ways to make a cattle profit. INSET: Corn price probabilities.

  • Economist: Plan long-term cattle profits around lower corn prices. NEWPORT, ALAN // Dakota Farmer;Jun2013, Vol. 132 Issue 6, pBP8 

    The article focuses on Mark Welch, a professor at the Texas A&M University, who offers suggestions for making profits when there will be decrease in corn prices including lowering the cost of production than industry average and securing prices above industry average.

  • Ethanol industry faces new hurdles. FATKA, JACQUI // Farmer;Oct2011, Vol. 129 Issue 10, p92 

    The article reports on the challenges facing the ethanol industry to moving forward in the U.S. It indicates that the industry faces problems on higher corn prices, questionable supplies to meet mandates, and budgetary political pressure. It cites a petroleum report which shows that the U.S....

  • Ethanol outlook. KIEL, JENNIFER VINCENT // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153);Mar2015, Vol. 319 Issue 3, p1 

    The article presents details about how the falling prices of corn and petroleum in the United States have affected the ethanol fuel industry and it also discusses the factors responsible for the industry's performance.

  • Drought, demand determine markets.  // High Plains Journal;8/27/2012, Vol. 130 Issue 35, p1C 

    The article reports on the statement from Texas AgriLife Extension Service economist Mark Welch regarding the price of corn in the future and its impact on the feeding of livestock.

  • Corn price probabilities.  // Western Farmer-Stockman;Jun2013, Vol. 135 Issue 6, pBP8 

    The article offers the insights of Mark Welch, economist at Texas AgriLife, regarding the decline of average corn prices as corn stocks recover by year end of 2013.

  • Corn price probabilities.  // Wisconsin Agriculturist;Jun2013, Vol. 244 Issue 6, pBP8 

    The article reports on the outlook of Texas AgriLife economist Mark Welch that the prices of corn will increase in late 2013 and that corn production and ending stocks could return to a comfortable level worldwide if the weather cooperates.

  • Economist: Plan long-term cattle profits around lower corn prices. NEWPORT, ALAN // Missouri Ruralist;Jun2013, Vol. 153 Issue 6, pBP8 

    The article presents insights from Texas economist Mark Welch that beef producers should prepare to adjust their business models when corn prices will fall. INSET: Corn price probabilities.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics