Education & Outreach
Crop Report Commentary
Beginning Farmer & Rancher
May 7, 2013
The Probable Fieldwork Days Model Updated
This tool evaluates the probability of completing or not completing fieldwork
activities within a given time period. Now includes Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and
April 29, 2013
Implied RIN Prices for E85 Expansion and the Effects of a Steeper Blend Wall
(11 pages, 497 kb)
FAPRI-MU Report #03-13 This report considers how the blend wall interacts
with the Renewable Fuel Standard using calculated RIN prices that could
make higher-blend ethanol sales profitable and model simulations of market
impacts associated with a steeper blend wall.
March 13, 2013
FAPRI-MU Biofuel Baseline (11 pages, 457 kb)
FAPRI-MU Report #02-13 This report presents a summary of ten year
projections for U.S. ethanol, biodiesel, RIN, and related feedstock markets.
March 8, 2013
U.S. Baseline Briefing Book (53 pages, 664 kb)
FAPRI-MU Report #01-13 This report presents a summary of ten year
baseline projections for U.S. agricultural markets, farm program spending,
farm income, and a variety of other indicators.
Microsoft Excel tables:
FAPRI tables (278 kb) includes projections and historical data for
crops, biofuels, and aggregate indicators
AMAP tables (171 kb) includes projections and historical data for
livestock and dairy
FAPRI press release
AMAP press release
Representative Farms Economic Outlook for the January 2013
FAPRI/AFPC Baseline (17 pages, 1,682 kb) AFPC at Texas A&M
January 2013 International Baseline World Summary Tables UCED at
University of Nevada-Reno
December 6, 2012
A Question Worth Billions: Why Isnít the Conventional RIN Price Higher?
(17 pages, 459 kb)
FAPRI-MU Report #12-12 The Renewable Fuel Standard could require
more ethanol use. Accounting exercises presented here suggest that it
is difficult to stay within the blend wall and meet the mandate through
2015 under a variety of assumptions.
October 4, 2012
Renewable Fuel Standard Waiver Options during the Drought of 2012
(20 pages, 512 kb)
FAPRI-MU Report #11-12 The 2012 drought has caused higher crop
prices, leading to requests for biofuel use mandates to be waived. This
report provides analysis of waiver options that would reduce domestic
biofuel use requirements.