Ethanol Producers Value DDGs Exports

Cindy Zimmerman

Ethanol producers who attended the recent Export Exchange event sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the U.S. Grains Council know how important it is to promote increased exports of the ethanol co-product distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). “For every three bushels of corn that comes in, you get a bushel of DDG out, and what we sell …

Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, RFA, USGC

Challenges and Opportunities For DDGS Trade Growth

Chuck Zimmerman

Our keynote speaker at the Export Exchange 2010 is Dr. Robert L. Thompson, Professor Emeritus from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he held the Gardner Endowed Chair in Agricultural Policy. He is a Senior Fellow of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and serves on the USDA-USTR Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Trade and the International Food and …

Audio, Distillers Grains, Exports, International, RFA, USGC

2 Days Left to Register for Export Exchange

Joanna Schroeder

Export Exchange 2010 is 10 days away but it’s not too late to register. You have two days to take advantage of pre-registration for the event which will connect DDGs (dried distillers grains) and course grain buyers with domestic sellers. Export Exchange is being held in Chicago and will be the place to get answers, make contacts and build your …

corn, Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, RFA

Ethanol Report on Export Exchange

Cindy Zimmerman

This edition of “The Ethanol Report” features comments from Renewable Fuels Association (RA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen and U.S. Grains Council (USGC) CEO and president Tom Dorr about promoting exports of the ethanol co-product distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). The two organizations are working together on the upcoming “Export Exchange” conference that will focus on increasing U.S. exports …

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Ethanol Co-Product Exports Climbing

Cindy Zimmerman

Distillers grains exports are hitting new highs. Exports of the ethanol co-product distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) hit a new record in July of 886,300 metric tons – which is more than was exported in the entire year in 2004. Total exports this year so far are 4.95 million metric tons, getting close to the total last year of …

Audio, Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, RFA, USGC

Export Exchange Focuses on Ethanol By-Product

Cindy Zimmerman

The upcoming Export Exchange 2010 is shaping up to be a must-attend event for anyone involved in the production of ethanol who also produces the co-product dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS), which is becoming a major export commodity from the United States. The Export Exchange, sponsored by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), features …

Distillers Grains, Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, RFA, USGC

Ethanol Tariff Tiff

Cindy Zimmerman

The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association UNICA this week drew attention to conflicting statements made in the past week by Growth Energy representatives about what they would like to see done with the tariff on foreign ethanol that is tied to the blenders tax credit under the Fueling Freedom plan introduced by the organization last week. In a post on the …

Brazil, Ethanol, Exports, Growth Energy, UNICA

Ethanol Report on Exports

Cindy Zimmerman

As Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president Bob Dinneen was in Seville, Spain talking about American ethanol in the world market, the organization released a new report on rising U.S. ethanol exports. “The Paradox of Rising U.S. Ethanol Exports: Increased Market Opportunities at the Expense of Enhanced National Energy Security?” highlights how the nation quickly evolving from a net importer of …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, Ethanol Report, Exports, International, RFA

RFA President Tweets Global Ethanol Meeting

Cindy Zimmerman

Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen has been keeping his Twitter followers up to speed on the activities at the World Biofuels conference in Seville, Spain this week. Industry leaders from all over the world are meeting at the event, where Dinneen did a presentation on American ethanol in the world market. Here are a few of …

Ethanol, Ethanol News, Exports, International, RFA