Analyst Says Grain and Livestock Markets Affected by Biofuels Boom

John Davis

Bill Holbrook, owner of Holbrook Consulting, says grain markets are responding to the rapid growth in the ethanol and biodiesel markets. But what will it mean to longer-term grain and livestock prices? In my interview with him, Holbrook says right now, livestock producers are expecting tighter margins, but long-term feed prices are more likely to be affected by weather and …

Biodiesel, Ethanol, Price

High Crude Oil Prices Boost Alternative Fuels’ Price Competitiveness

John Davis

The Energy Management Institute has released a report that shows alternative fuels are much more cost effective… by nearly 30 percent… than they were just three years ago. The New York-based institute touts itself as higher learning for energy professionals such as oil companies, utilities, and transportation fleets. It found that biodiesel was 29.2% more cost effective than a few …

Biodiesel, Ethanol, News, Price, Propane