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Corn futures are trading slightly lower at midday.In the weekly report, EIA had ethanol stocks for this week at 17.9 million barrels, which is even with last week.Ethanol production was 16K barrels per day(bpd) higher than last week, coming in at 959K bpd.That is the second largest weekly corn consumption of the year for ethanol. Trader talk is that a private advisory service is projecting a yield of 192.70 bushels per acre in ten counties in southern Illinois based on a crop tour, which compares to last year’s yield of 182.30 bpa.A weather firm rolled out a 172.8 bpa national number this morning. SAFRAS estimated that 32% of the Brazilian second crop corn has been harvested, running ahead of 28% a year ago. Much of the safrinha crop will be exported.