Ethanol Imports From Brazil Up Over 400 Percent

ddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddFood, seed, and industrial (FSI) use of corn in 2004/05 is expected to total 2.68 billion bushels, unchanged from last month, USDA noted today in its monthly Feed Outlook Report. In 2003/04, FSI use is expected to total 2,565 million bushels, up 10 million from last month because of a 10-million-bushel increase in starch use.

USDA Allowed Canadian Beef In Despite Ban

The Agriculture Department allowed American meatpackers to resume imports of ground and other "processed" beef from Canada last September, just weeks after it publicly reaffirmed its ban on importing those products because mad cow disease had been found in Canadian cattle.