RFA Celebrates National Farmers Day

Joanna Schroeder corn, Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

Today is National Farmers Day and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is sending out a big thank you to farmers in honor of their role in producing food, fuel and fiber for the U.S. and the world. RFA quotes the words of Thomas Jefferson, “Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, …

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Ethanol & DDG Exports Continue to Rise

Joanna Schroeder Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, RFA

Government data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) shows that U.S. ethanol exports for August 2016 totaled 77.9 million gallons (mg), an increase of 12 percent from July. The top monthly customer was Brazil with 25.1 mg followed by Canada at 20.9 mg. India increased its exports to 14.0 mg while the remaining exports went to 31 markets. Year-to-date, …

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#Ethanol Report on Upcoming Export Exchange

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With the recent action taken by China against imports of U.S. dried distillers grains (DDGS), the upcoming Export Exchange is more important than ever to expand export opportunities for the ethanol co-product used as livestock feed. This year will be the third Export Exchange, an event sponsored every two years by the Renewable Fuels Association and the U.S. Grains Council …

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China Adds Anti-Subsidy Duties to US DDGS

Cindy Zimmerman Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, Growth Energy, International, RFA, USGC

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has announced it will now impose an anti-subsidy duty on U.S. imports of distillers’ dried grains (DDGS) (with or without solubles), in addition to the anti-dumping duties announced last week. The anti-subsidy duties will be implemented as of September 30 and range from 10 to 10.7 percent. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC), Growth Energy and …

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China Imposes Duties on U.S. DDGs

Cindy Zimmerman Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, Growth Energy, International, RFA, USGC

China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued a preliminary ruling Friday claiming that U.S. dried distillers grains (DDGS) are being dumped and have caused injury to China’s DDGS industry and imposing immediate duties of 33.8 percent on the import value of the DDGS. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy issued a joint statement saying …

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#Ethanol, DDG Exports Jump in July

Joanna Schroeder Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Exports, RFA

The month of July saw a jump in ethanol and distillers grains with solubles (DDGs) exports. According to Geoff Coooper, Senior Vice President of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), total U.S. exports for the month were 69.3 million gallons (mg), a 49 percent increase from June and the highest since April. Top destinations included Canada (19.9 mg), Brazil (15.2 mg) …

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Group from Taiwan Learns About U.S. DDGs

Joanna Schroeder corn, Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Exports, USGC

Taiwan is the seventh largest U.S. ag export market and the sixth for corn so a trip to the U.S. to learn about corn and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGs) was successful for a group of grain buyers from the country. The participants visited Indiana and Michigan and learned about production, application, grading and quality standards. In addition, the …

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Grains Council Works for #Ethanol Industry

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The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is once again partnering with the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) to co-sponsor the Export Exchange, an international trade conference held every other year that is very focused on the export of the ethanol co-product distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). “It is the premiere conference worldwide for distillers grains,” said USGC Director of Industry Relations …

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Cattle Producer Talks DDGs at #ACE2016

Lizzy Schultz ACE Ethanol Conference, Ag group, Audio, Distillers Grains, livestock feed

The growth of the ethanol industry and the use of dried distillers grains (DDGs), a co-product of ethanol production, as livestock feed have both harnessed significant controversy and skepticism from livestock producers through the years, and the use of distillers grains as livestock feed was a major topic of discussion at this year’s American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Conference, held …

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Erb Delivers #ACE2016 Ethanol, DDG Export Update

Joanna Schroeder ACE, ACE Ethanol Conference, Audio, Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Exports, USGC

Ethanol is a growing industry in the U.S. providing Americans with renewable fuel at the pump. They are also helping to meet growing global demand for food and fuel. U.S. Grains Council (USGC) Director of Industry Relations Lyndsey Erb gave attendees of the American Coalition for Ethanol’s annual Ethanol Conference an update on how the organization is assisting the U.S. …

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