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2016

Hubbs, T., D. Good, and S. Irwin. "Assessing Argentine Corn Yield Risk: Historical Deviations from Trend." farmdoc daily (6):234, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 15, 2016.

Hubbs, T., D. Good, and S. Irwin. "Assessing Brazilian Corn Yield Risks with the First and Second Crops: Historical Deviations from Trend." farmdoc daily (6):233, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 14, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "The RFS and Domestic Consumption of Conventional Ethanol and Biomass-Based Diesel to 2022." farmdoc daily (6):229, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 7, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "The EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Rulemaking for 2017 Was More Aggressive than Expected." farmdoc daily (6):225, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 30, 2016.

Good, D., T. Hubbs, and S. Irwin. "Assessing South American Soybean Yield Risks: Estimating the Yield Trend." farmdoc daily (6):217, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 16, 2016.

Good, D., T. Hubbs, and S. Irwin. "Assessing South American Corn Yield Risks-Estimating the Yield Trend." farmdoc daily (6):212, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 9, 2016.

Good, D., T. Hubbs, and S. Irwin. "Assessing South American Corn and Soybean Yield Risks: Exploring the Data Sources." farmdoc daily (6):207, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 2, 2016.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and D. Sanders. "Revisiting Surprises in USDA's Quarterly Grain Stocks Estimates--Evidence from Wheat." farmdoc daily (6):197, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 19, 2016.

Irwin, S. "What's Up with RINs Prices?" farmdoc daily (6):188, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 5, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Big Corn and Soybean Crops Get Bigger is a Myth!" farmdoc daily (6):184, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 28, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Opening Up the Black Box: More on the USDA Corn Yield Forecasting Methodology." farmdoc daily (6):162, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 26, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Understanding "Implied Ear Weight" in USDA's August Corn Yield Forecast." farmdoc daily (6):156, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 18, 2016.

Irwin, S. and D. Good. "Some Perspective on the USDA's August 1 Corn and Soybean Yield Projections." farmdoc daily (6):153, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 12, 2016.

Irwin, S. "The Profitability of Biodiesel Production in 2016: Feasting on an Expiring Tax Credit?" farmdoc daily (6):141, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 27, 2016.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and D. Sanders. "Revisiting USDA Corn and Soybean Grain Stocks Estimates." farmdoc daily (6):136, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 20, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Uncertainty About 2016 U.S. Average Corn and Soybean Yields Persists." farmdoc daily (6):132, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 14, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Does the Market Read Too Much into the USDA's March 1 and June 1 Corn Stocks Estimates?" farmdoc daily (6):114, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 16, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "U.S. Gasoline Consumption: Where to From Here?" farmdoc daily (6):110, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 10, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "RFS Standards Beyond 2017--Biodiesel or Bust?" farmdoc daily (6):104, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 2, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "The EPA's Proposed 2017 RFS Standards: Is a Push Still a Push?" farmdoc daily (6):100, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 26, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "New Corn and Soybean Pricing Models and World Stocks-to-Use Ratios." farmdoc daily (6):99, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 25, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Sensitivity Analysis of New Corn and Soybean Pricing Models." farmdoc daily (6):82, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 29, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "The New Era of Corn and Soybean Prices Is Still Alive and Kicking." farmdoc daily (6):78, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 22, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Corn and Soybean Price Expectations for 2016-17." farmdoc daily (6):71, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 13, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "The Relationship between Stocks-to-Use and Corn and Soybean Prices: An Alternative View." farmdoc daily (6):66, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 6, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Expectations for 2016 U.S. Average Winter and Spring Wheat Yields: What About El Niño?" farmdoc daily (6):62, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 30, 2016.

Irwin, S. "farmdoc daily Turns Five Today!" farmdoc daily (6):52, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 17, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Expectations for 2016 U.S. Average Corn and Soybean Yields: What about El Niño Transitions?" farmdoc daily (6):51, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 16, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Expectations for the 2016 U.S. Average Soybean Yield: What About El Niño?" farmdoc daily (6):46, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 9, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Expectations for the 2016 U.S. Average Corn Yield: What About El Niño?" farmdoc daily (6):41, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 2, 2016.

Irwin, S. "Are Gasoline Prices Still High Relative to Crude Oil Prices?" farmdoc daily (6):36, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 24, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "More on the Competitive Position of Ethanol as an Octane Enhancer." farmdoc daily (6):31, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 17, 2016.

Irwin, S. "The Profitability of Biodiesel Production in 2015." farmdoc daily (6):27, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 11, 2016.

Irwin, S. and D. Good. "The Competitive Position of Ethanol as an Octane Enhancer." farmdoc daily (6):22, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 3, 2016.

Schnitkey, G., B. Sherrick, and S. Irwin. "Release of iFarm Premium Calculator and iFarm Payment Evaluator." farmdoc daily (6):21, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 2, 2016.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "Using FSA Acreage Data to Project NASS January Planted Acreage Estimates for Corn and Soybeans." farmdoc daily (6):17, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 27, 2016.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "The Crop Acreage Puzzle Revisited--With Implications for 2016." farmdoc daily (6):13, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 21, 2016.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "The New Upside-Down Relationship of Ethanol and Gasoline Prices." farmdoc daily (6):8, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 13, 2016.

Irwin, S. "The Profitability of Ethanol Production in 2015." farmdoc daily (6):3, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 6, 2016.

2015

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "RINs Gone Wild? (round 2)." farmdoc daily (5):224, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 4, 2015.

Irwin, S. "The Real Price of Natural Gas." farmdoc daily (5):212, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 13, 2015.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "Progression of USDA Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates and Prospects for Final Estimates for 2015." farmdoc daily (5):191, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 15, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Why are Gasoline and Diesel Prices So High? (Relative to Crude Oil Prices)." farmdoc daily (5):186, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 8, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Where Are Diesel Prices Headed?" farmdoc daily (5):180, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 30, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Why Isn't the Price of Ethanol RINs Plummeting?" farmdoc daily (5):175, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 23, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Why is the Price of Biodiesel RINs Plummeting?" farmdoc daily (5):166, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 10, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Where Are Gasoline Prices Headed?" farmdoc daily (5):158, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 28, 2015.

Schnitkey, G., B. Ellison, N. Paulson, S. Irwin, and J. Coppess. "2014 Farm Bill Commodity Program Survey." farmdoc daily (5):156, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 26, 2015.

Irwin, S. "The Real Price of Crude Oil and Gasoline." farmdoc daily (5):151, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 19, 2015.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "Reaction to USDA Corn and Soybean Production, Consumption, and Price Projections." farmdoc daily (5):146, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 12, 2015.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "Weekly Outlook: A Review of USDA Crop Yield Forecasting Methodology." farmdoc daily (5):144, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 10, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Implications of Changing the Biodiesel Tax Credit from a Blender to a Producer Credit." farmdoc daily (5):142, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 5, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Mid-Year Update on the Competitiveness of Ethanol in Gasoline Blends." farmdoc daily (5):135, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 24, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Why Do Blenders Share Retroactively Reinstated Tax Credits with Biodiesel Producers?" farmdoc daily (5):133, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 22, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Large Seed and Residual Use of Soybeans and Prospects for Year-Ending Stocks." farmdoc daily (5):128, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 15, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Mid-Year Update on Biodiesel Production Profits." farmdoc daily (5):121, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 1, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Mid-Year Update on Ethanol Production Profits." farmdoc daily (5):117, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 24, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Implementing the RFS with a 'Push' Strategy: What Happens after 2016?" farmdoc daily (5):112, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 17, 2015.

Irwin, S. and D. Good. "Does it Matter Whether the EPA Targets Volumetric or Fractional RFS Standards?" farmdoc daily (5):107, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 10, 2015.

Irwin, S. and D. Good "The EPA's Proposed Ethanol Mandates for 2014, 2015, and 2016: Is There a 'Push' or Not? " farmdoc daily (5):102, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 3, 2015.

Irwin, S. "Clues from the RINs Market about the EPA's RVO Proposals for 2014, 2015, and 2016." farmdoc daily (5):98, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 28, 2015.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and J. Newton. "Early Planting and 2015 Corn Yield Prospects: How Much of an Increase?" farmdoc daily (5):93, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 20, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "The Relationship between Stocks-to-Use and Soybean Prices Revisited." farmdoc daily (5):89, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 14, 2015.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and D. Sanders. "Understanding and Evaluating WAOB/USDA Soybean Yield Forecasts." farmdoc daily (5):84, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 7, 2015.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and D. Sanders. "Understanding and Evaluating WAOB/USDA Corn Yield Forecasts." farmdoc daily (5):79, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 30, 2015.

Irwin, S., and Good, D. "Forming Expectations for the 2015 U.S. Average Spring Wheat Yield: What Does History Teach Us?" farmdoc daily (5):75, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 23, 2015.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "Projecting the 2015-16 Corn Balance Sheet and Price Implications." farmdoc daily (5):70, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 16, 2015.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "The Relationship between Stocks-to-Use and Corn Prices Revisited." farmdoc daily (5):65, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 9, 2015.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. "The Acreage Puzzle." farmdoc daily (5):61, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 2, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Expectations for the 2015 U.S. Average Winter Wheat Yield: What Does History Teach Us?" farmdoc daily (5):56, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 26, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Expectations for the 2015 U.S. Average Soybean Yield: What Does History Teach Us?" farmdoc daily (5):51, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 19, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Ethanol Production Profits: The Risk from Lower Prices of Distillers Grains." farmdoc daily (5):46, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 12, 2015.

Irwin, S. "2014 Really Was an Amazing Year for Ethanol Production Profits." farmdoc daily (5):41, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 5, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Forming Expectations for the 2015 U.S. Average Corn Yield: What Does History Teach Us?" farmdoc daily (5):36, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 26, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "What if the EPA Implements RFS Mandates for Renewable Fuels at Statutory Levels?" farmdoc daily (5):31, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 19, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Long-Term Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat Price Forecasts and the Farm Bill Program Choice." farmdoc daily (5):20, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 4, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Further Evidence on the Competitiveness of Ethanol in Gasoline Blends." farmdoc daily (5):17, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 30, 2015.

Irwin, S. "The Profitability of Biodiesel Production in 2014." farmdoc daily (5):16, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 28, 2015.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Long-Term Corn Price Forecasts and the Farm Bill Program Choice." farmdoc daily (5):7, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 14, 2015.

2014

Irwin, S. and D. Good. "Prospects for Ethanol Production Profits Dim as Gasoline Prices Plummet." farmdoc daily (4):237, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 11, 2014.

Irwin, S. and D. Good. "How Much Will Falling Gasoline Prices Affect Ethanol and Corn Demand?" farmdoc daily (4):232, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 4, 2014.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. "Do Falling Gasoline Prices Threaten the Competitiveness of Ethanol?" farmdoc daily (4):219, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 12, 2014.

Irwin, S. "2014: A Tough Year for Biodiesel Producers." farmdoc daily (4):210, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 30, 2014.

Irwin, S. "Ethanol Production Profits Hit the Wall." farmdoc daily (4):205, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 23, 2014.

Irwin, S. "Pricing of 2014 Biodiesel RINs under Alternative Policy Scenarios." farmdoc daily (4):199, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 15, 2014.

Irwin, S. "Understanding the Behavior of Biodiesel RINs Prices." farmdoc daily (4):196, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 10, 2014.

Good, D.,and S. Irwin. "Owning Corn and Soybeans beyond Harvest in 2014/15." farmdoc daily (4):179, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 17, 2014.

Newton, J., S. Irwin and D. Good. "Do Big Soybean Crops Always Get Bigger?." farmdoc daily (4):173, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 10, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and D. Sanders. "Are USDA Soybean Yield Forecasts Getting Better or Worse over Time?" farmdoc daily (4):169, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 4, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and D. Sanders. "Are USDA Corn Yield Forecasts Getting Better or Worse over Time?" farmdoc daily (4):166, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 29, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and G. Schnitkey. "What Can We Learn About Corn and Soybean Yields From Crop Tours?" farmdoc daily (4):163, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 27, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Good, and J. Newton. "Do Big Corn Crops Always Get Bigger?." farmdoc daily (4):156, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 20, 2014.

Irwin, S. "Rolling Back the Write Down of the Renewable Mandate for 2014: The RINs Market Rings the Bell Again." farmdoc daily (4):148, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, August 8, 2014.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “The 2014 U.S. Average Soybean Yield: Headed for a New Record?farmdoc daily (4):137, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 23, 2014.

Irwin, S., and Darrel Good. “The 2014 U.S. Average Corn Yield: Big or Really Big?farmdoc daily (3):127, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 9, 2014.

D. Good and S. Irwin. “Shifting Trade Patterns and Higher Crude Oil Prices Brighten Prospects for U.S. Ethanol and Corn.” farmdoc daily (4):113, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 18, 2014.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Why Are Ethanol Prices and Production Profits So High?farmdoc daily (4):108, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 11, 2014.

Irwin, S. “Recent Ethanol Blending Margins.” farmdoc daily (4):96, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 23, 2014.

Good, D., and Scott Irwin. “Accuracy of USDA Forecasts of Corn Ending Stocks.” farmdoc daily (4):94, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 21, 2014.

Irwin, S. “Off-the-Chart Profitability of Ethanol Production.” farmdoc daily (4):84, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 7, 2014.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Prospects for Timely Planting of the 2014 Corn Crop.” farmdoc daily (4):79, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 30, 2014.

D. Good and S. Irwin. “The Relationship between Planting Intentions, Actual Plantings, and Prevented Plantings over 2007-2013.” farmdoc daily (4):64, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 9, 2014.

D. Good and S. Irwin. “Are There Acres Missing from the USDA's Prospective Plantings Report?farmdoc daily (4):61, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 4, 2014.

Irwin, S. “Recent Trends in the Profitability of Biodiesel Production.” farmdoc daily (4):51, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 19, 2014.

Irwin, S. “Recent Trends in the Profitability of Ethanol Production.” farmdoc daily (4):48, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 14, 2014.

Irwin, S. “Implying the Probability of an EPA Reversal on the Write Down of the Renewable Mandate from the RINs Market.” farmdoc daily (4):41, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 5, 2014.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Who Wins if the EPA Reverses Itself on the Write Down of the Renewable Mandate in 2014?farmdoc daily (4):38, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 28, 2014.

Irwin, S. “Will the EPA Reverse Itself on the Write Down of the Renewable Mandate for 2014? The Message from the RINs Market.” farmdoc daily (4):31, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 19, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Sanders and D. Good. “The Role of Sampling Errors in Explaining Recent Surprises in USDA Corn Stocks Estimates: Part II.” farmdoc daily (4):28, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 14, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Sanders and D. Good. “Explanations for Recent Surprises in USDA Corn Stocks Estimates: How Well Do they Hold Up?farmdoc daily (4):22, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 7, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Sanders and D. Good. “Is There a Problem with USDA Grain Stocks Estimates in Corn?farmdoc daily (4):15, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 29, 2014.

Irwin, S., D. Sanders and D. Good. “Evaluation of Selected USDA WAOB and NASS Forecasts and Estimates in Corn and Soybeans.” farmdoc daily (4):8, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 17, 2014.

2013

Irwin, S. “Estimating the Biomass-Based Diesel Supply Curve.” farmdoc daily (3):237, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 13, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Potential Impact of Alternative RFS Outcomes for 2014 and 2015.” farmdoc daily (3):230, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 4, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “How Long Should We Expect Corn and Soybean Prices to Remain Above or Below Average?farmdoc daily (3):213, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 7, 2013.

Irwin, S. “More on Ethanol RINs Pricing.” farmdoc daily (3):208, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 31, 2013.

Irwin, S. “More on Biodiesel RINs Pricing.” farmdoc daily (3):207, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 30, 2013.

Irwin, S. “Biodiesel Supply, Demand, and RINs Pricing.” farmdoc daily (3):203, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 24, 2013.

Irwin, S. “Estimating the Biodiesel Supply Curve.” farmdoc daily (3):198, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 17, 2013.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “Corn Prices Pressured by Both Supply and Demand Factors.” farmdoc daily (3):195, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 14, 2013.

Irwin, S. “What's Behind the Plunge in RINs Prices? farmdoc daily (3):193, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 10, 2013.

Irwin, S. “Ethanol Prices Drive Corn Prices, Right? farmdoc daily (3):192, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 9, 2013.

Irwin, S. “The Remarkable Foresight of Biodiesel RINs Traders.” farmdoc daily (3):187, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 2, 2013.

Irwin, S. “Biodiesel Supply Response to Production Profits.” farmdoc daily (3):182, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 25, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Recent Trends in Biodiesel Prices and Production Profits.” farmdoc daily (3):177, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 18, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Decision Time for the RFS?farmdoc daily (3):169, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 5, 2013.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “USDA Corn and Soybean Production Forecasting Procedures Revisited With a Focus on Derived Ear Weights.” farmdoc daily (3):164, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 28, 2013.

Adjemian, M., P. Garcia, S. Irwin, and A. Smith.  “Solving the Commodity Markets' Non-Convergence Puzzle.” farmdoc daily (3):159, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 21, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “RINs Gone Wild? farmdoc daily (3):138, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 19, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Understanding the Pricing of Distillers' Grain Solubles.” farmdoc daily (3):133, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 12, 2013.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “Is the U.S. Corn Boom Ending?farmdoc daily (3):123, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 26, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “E85 Pricing and Recent Consumption Trends.” farmdoc daily (3):118, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 19, 2013.

Irwin, S. “An Updated Look at the Profitability of Ethanol Production.” farmdoc daily (3):115, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 14, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “What Combination of Corn and RINs Prices Makes E85 Competitive?farmdoc daily (3):113, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 12, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “What Price of Corn is Required to Make E85 Competitive?farmdoc daily (3):108, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 5, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Rapid Corn Planting Progress, But Well Below the Record Pace.” farmdoc daily (3):98, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 22, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Brazilian Ethanol Imports - Implications for U.S. Ethanol and Corn Demand.” farmdoc daily (3):83, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2, 2013.

D. Good and S. Irwin. “How Much of the 2013 Corn Crop Will Be Planted Late?farmdoc daily (3):78, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 25, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Is Speculation Driving Up the Price of RINs? farmdoc daily (3):77, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 24, 2013.

Irwin, S. “Was 2012 Really the 'Big One' for U.S. Corn Yields? farmdoc daily (3):72, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 17, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Freeze It - A Proposal for Implementing RFS2 through 2015.” farmdoc daily (3):67, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 10, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Ethanol Blending Margins, RFS2 Compliance, and the Price of Gasoline.” farmdoc daily (3):62, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 3, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “High Gasoline and Ethanol RINs Prices:  Is There a Connection?farmdoc daily (3):57, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 27, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Exploding Ethanol RINs Prices: What's the Story?farmdoc daily (3):45, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 8, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “New Era Crop Price Distributions and Marketing the 2012 and 2013 Crops.” farmdoc daily (3):39, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 28, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “The New Era of Crop Prices --- A Five-Year Review.” farmdoc daily (3):38, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 27, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “The Ethanol Blend Wall, Biodiesel Production Capacity, and the RFS...Something Has to Give.” farmdoc daily (3):27, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 13, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Expanding the Ethanol Blend Wall - a Role for E85?farmdoc daily (3):18, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 31, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Domestic Biodiesel versus Brazilian Ethanol Revisited.” farmdoc daily (3):8, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 16, 2013.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Does the Biodiesel Tax Credit Change the Advanced Biofuels Landscape?farmdoc daily (3):4, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 10, 2013.

2012

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Do Recent Precipitation Deficits Tell Us Anything about Next Summer's Precipitation?farmdoc daily (2):245, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 19, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “What's Driving the Surge in Ethanol Imports?farmdoc daily (2):237, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 7, 2012.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “How Many Acres of Corn are Needed in 2013? farmdoc daily (2):227, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 21, 2012.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “The Biofuels Era - A Changing of the Guard?farmdoc daily (2):214, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 2, 2012.

Irwin, S. “farmdoc daily Gets Social (Media).” farmdoc daily (2):202, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 18, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “How Bad Was the 2012 Corn and Soybean Growing Season?farmdoc daily (2):192, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 3, 2012.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “The Impending Collision of Biofuels Mandates with Market Reality.” farmdoc daily (2):187, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 26, 2012.

Irwin, S. “What Price of Crude Oil Makes Ethanol Production Profitable?farmdoc daily (2):179, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 14, 2012.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “Rationing the 2012 Corn Crop Revisited.” farmdoc daily (2):158, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 15, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Ethanol—Does the RFS Matter?“ farmdoc daily (2):148, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 2, 2012.

Irwin, S. “Update on the Shutdown Price of Corn for Ethanol Plants.” farmdoc daily (2):142, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 25, 2012.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “Rationing the 2012 Corn Crop-Are We There Yet?farmdoc daily (2):133, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 13, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Where Should We Be Now With Corn Yield Expectations? farmdoc daily (2):121, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 26, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Thinking Out of the Box about Crop and Livestock Marketing.” farmdoc daily (2):117, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 20, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Recent Observations on the Tolerance of Corn Yield to Drought Conditions.” farmdoc daily (2):107, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 6, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Is the Long Ethanol Boom Coming to a Close? farmdoc daily (2):99, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 24, 2012.

Irwin, S. “Rationing Old Crop Corn and Ethanol Shutdown Prices.” farmdoc daily (2):98, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 23, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “What is a Reasonable Starting Point for Estimating the U.S. Corn Yield in 2012?farmdoc daily (2):93, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 16, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Sanders. Speculation and Gasoline Prices: Is There a Link?farmdoc daily (2):77, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 25, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “2012 Corn Crop To Be The Earliest Ever Planted?farmdoc daily (2):72, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 18, 2012.

Irwin, S. “A Look at the Profitability of Ethanol Plants.” farmdoc daily (2):68, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 11, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Winter Precipitation and Corn Yield.” farmdoc daily (2):61, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 2, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “USDA Reports a Jumble of Surprises.” farmdoc daily (2):60, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 30, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “How Much Impact Will Early U.S. Corn Planting Have on Potential Yield?farmdoc daily (2):55, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 23, 2012.

Irwin, S. “farmdoc daily is One Year Old!farmdoc daily (2):53, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 21, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Do Warm Winters Tell Us Anything about Summer Temperatures and Corn Yields?farmdoc daily (2):46, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 8, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “More about the Historic Pattern of U.S Winter Wheat Yields.” farmdoc daily (2):37, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 24, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “The Historic Pattern of U.S Winter Wheat Yields, Any Implications for 2012?farmdoc daily (2):35, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 23, 2012.

Irwin, S. “The Truly Amazing Continuing Story of Natural Gas Prices.” farmdoc daily (2):29, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 15, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “The Historic Pattern of U.S Soybean Yields, Any Implications for 2012?farmdoc daily (2):25, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 8, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “The Historic Pattern of U.S Corn Yields, Any Implications for 2012? farmdoc daily (2):21, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 2, 2012.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Corn Basis Revisited.” farmdoc daily (2):17, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 27, 2012.

2011

Irwin, S. “Seasonality and the Ethanol Blending Margin.” farmdoc daily (1):212, December 16, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Trends in Gasoline and Ethanol Prices.” farmdoc daily (1):211, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 15, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Marketing Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat in the New Era.” farmdoc daily (1):194, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 18, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Trends in Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices.” farmdoc daily (1):183, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 2, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. Corn Prices, Basis, and Spreads.” farmdoc daily (1):176, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 20, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “October USDA Reports.” farmdoc daily (1):171, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 12, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Revisiting Recent Corn Stocks Estimates.” farmdoc daily (1):169, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 10, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Trends in Crude Oil and Gasoline Prices.” farmdoc daily (1):167, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 6, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “U.S. Corn Exports-The Rest of the Story.” farmdoc daily (1):162, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 29, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “2011 U.S. Corn and Soybean Yield Expectations.” farmdoc daily (1):149, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 9, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “USDA Corn and Soybean Yield Forecast Errors Across Report Release Months.” farmdoc daily (1):143, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 1, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Have the Accuracy of USDA’s August Corn and Soybean Production Forecasts Changed?farmdoc daily (1):134, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 19, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Hot Summer Weather and 2011 Corn and Soybean Yields.” farmdoc daily (1):124, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 4, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Hot July Weather and Corn Yields.” farmdoc daily (1):112, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 19, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Interpreting Recent Data on Corn Planting Progress.” farmdoc daily (1):88, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 14, 2011.

Good, D., and S. Irwin. “Corn Planting Speed Revisited.” farmdoc daily (1):79, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 3, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Sanders. “Is Speculation Driving Commodity Prices?farmdoc daily (1):77, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 1, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Do High Prices Destroy Demand?farmdoc daily (1):63, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 10, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Late Corn Planting and Planting Speed.” farmdoc daily (1):50, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 25, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “A New Era in Real Agricultural Prices?farmdoc daily (1):45, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 19, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “Livestock/Corn Price Ratios in the New Era.” farmdoc daily (1):40, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 12, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “A New Era in Livestock Prices?farmdoc daily (1):33, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 5, 2011.

Irwin, S., and D. Good. “A New Era in Crop Prices?farmdoc daily (1):27, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 29, 2011.

 

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