Iowa Ethanol Corn and Co-Products Processing Values

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Des Moines IA     Fri, Jan 07, 2011     USDA Market News

Iowa Ethanol Corn and Co-Products Processing Values

Corn prices compared with value of processing products for Iowa ethanol plants

                                      This week    Last week    Last year
                              Unit   Jan 7, 2011 Dec 31, 2010  Jan 8, 2010
tank cars & trucks
Iowa plants                  $/gal      2.27         2.28         1.57

Ethanol yield per
bushel processed              gal       2.80         2.80         2.80

Value from bushel
of corn                        $        6.36         6.38         4.38

Distillers Dried
Grains, 10% moisture
Iowa plants                  $/ton     177.50       175.50       124.00

DDGS yield per
bushel processed              lbs       17.75        17.75        17.75

Value from bushel
of corn                        $        1.58         1.56         1.10

Value of ethanol and
DDGS from bushel
of corn                        $        7.94         7.94         5.48

No. 2 Yellow Corn
truck price
IA points                     $/bu      5.73         5.96         3.78

Difference between
corn price & value
of co-products                 $        2.21         1.98         1.70

Bio-Energy Report Notes:
This table is presented for statistical comparison and is not intended to
indicate operating margins. All prices are a simple average derived from
NW_GR111. Terms of these prices are negotiated, spot market, and FOB
the plant.

Source: USDA Market News, Des Moines, IA
        Phone: 515-284-4460   email:
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