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Ethanol Profitability

Overview and Assumptions Overview of the model, assumptions and data sources. Economic Ethanol Facility Model The economic model that computes the monthly costs, revenue and profit (loss). Tables: Costs and Returns Monthly Results per Gallon of Ethanol Costs and Returns Monthly Results per Bushel of Corn Charts: Ethanol Input and Output Prices Monthly corn, natural gas, ethanol and DDGS prices 2005 to present. Ethanol Revenue Monthly ethanol and DDGS revenue 2005 to present Breakeven Purchase Cost for Corn and Sale Price for Ethanol Monthly prices ethanol facility can pay for corn and receive for ethanol just cover costs 2005 to present. Corn at Market Price -- the analysis is based on corn at its market price Ethanol Costs Monthly cost to produce ethanol per gallon (total and divided by category) 2005 to present. Ethanol Revenue, Costs and Profits Monthly costs and returns per gallon 2005 to present. Grind Margin and Return Over Variable and Total Cost Monthly return over grind margin, variable, total costs 2005 to present. Return on Equity Monthly percent return on equity 2005 to present. Allocation of Ethanol Profits (losses) Monthly distribution between the ethanol producer and the corn farmer 2005 to present. Corn at Cost of Production -- the analysis is based on corn at its cost of production Ethanol Costs Monthly cost to produce ethanol per gallon with corn costs projected into the future 2005 to present. Ethanol Revenue, Costs and Profit Monthly costs and returns per gallon 2005 to present. Allocation of Ethanol Profits (losses) Monthly distribution between the ethanol producer and the corn farmer 2005 to present.

Ag Decision Maker, D1-10 Ethanol Profitability Author: Don Hofstrand (dhof@iastate.edu) File updated: #REF!
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