Ethanol Co-Product Hitting “Feed Wall”

Cindy Zimmerman

We hear a lot about the blend wall for ethanol in the United States market, but there’s also a wall that the ethanol co-product Dried Distillers Grains (DDGS) in hitting with the livestock industry. “We’ve already run into a feed wall,” says Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) President and CEO Bob Dinneen. “While domestic markets for DDGS continue to expand, quite …

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Ethanol Co-Product Helps Increase Ag Exports

Cindy Zimmerman

The U.S. agricultural exports picture continues to be a bright one thanks in part to more exports of the ethanol by-product dried distillers grains (DDGs). In the latest USDA report on exports, the forecast for 2010 exports was increased to $107.5 billion, up $3 billion compared to the May estimate. Almost half of that gain was in the revised estimate …

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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 …

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