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01 July 2014
First-Ever State of the Ethanol Industry Report Released
EU - The European Renewable Ethanol Industry Association (ePURE) has published its first ever State of the Industry Report, provinding an overview of the situation of renewable ethanol production...
25 November 2013
Cat Litter: Potential New Use for Spent Corn Grains
US - Cat litter that's nearly 100 per cent biodegradable can be made by processing spent grains left over from corn ethanol production....
24 September 2013
Algeria Imports US Corn Products for First Time
ALGERIA - The US Grains Council (USGC) has made its first high-value import into Algeria this September since successfully removing the value added and custom taxes on all feed imports to the...
02 September 2013
MAIZALL: Exporters Alliance Swinging Into Action
GLOBAL - MAIZALL is on the move. Earlier this year, the U.S. Grains Council joined the National Corn Growers Association, and MAIZAR and ABRAMHILO, the leading corn producer's organizations in...
27 March 2013
Variability of Corn DDGS Prompts Need to Measure Nutritional Profiles
GLOBAL - The added nutritional variability caused by the extraction of oil from corn dried distillers grains with solubles has raised the need for tools that will provide accurate estimates of...
12 March 2013
Korea Increases US DDGS Imports, Mixed Feed Production
SOUTH KOREA - 2012 was overall a good year for US distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in Korea. On a customs cleared basis, Korea imported more than 505,000 metric tons of DDGS in 2012,...
04 November 2012
US Corn Demand Would Drop Significantly Without Ethanol
ANALYSIS - How important is the US ethanol demand growth? Without it, total US corn demand will drop like a rock, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor. ...
11 October 2012
US Grains Council Releases Third Edition of DDGS Handbook
US - To update current and potential customers on advances in research and end-users' experience in feeding US distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), the US Grains Council has released...
12 September 2012
Corn Ethanol vs Big Oil - Who Will Win?
ANALYSIS - Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, urged corn farmers to vocalize their opinions about the value of ethanol in order to counter the deep pockets and loud voice of big oil companies in...
08 August 2012
Unsustainable Increases in Raw Material Prices
ANALYSIS - Access to international raw materials is increasingly complex and costly. In recent weeks the unsustainable prices of corn, soybeans and wheat are drowning the world agribusiness...
13 June 2012
Purdue Expert to Speak at Bioeconomy Conference
US - A Purdue University expert in public policy issues involving biofuels will be a keynote speaker at a conference in Canada assessing the social, environmental and economic implications of...
14 May 2012
Is Ethanol Production Linked to Antibiotic Resistance?
US - Two US congressmen have written to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ask what the agency is doing to ensure appropriate use of antibiotics in food-animal production. ...
25 April 2012
Vietnam's Middle Class Lifts Food, Feed Demand
ANALYSIS - The growth in China has garnered a lot of attention lately, but China's neighbor - Vietnam - is another emerging market that is building our global middle class and increasing grain...
12 April 2012
US DDGS Gains Foothold in Saudi
SAUDI ARABIA - In a country largely dependent on oil exports, the ethanol industry is often maligned and a large target of contention and discomfort in Saudi Arabia. However, as Venezuela overtook...
22 March 2012
Distiller's Grain Safe for Pigs, Despite Sulfur Content
US - University of Illinois research reports that swine producers can feed distiller's dried grain with solubles (DDGS) to their pigs without concern for sulfur content....
16 March 2012
Egyptian DDGS Market Makes Room for More Suppliers
EGYPT - An influx of suppliers, including Council members Cargill and ADM, are helping to redefine Egypt’s current DDGS market. ...
09 March 2012
Pork and DDG Added to Export Reporting Requirements
US - As the American brand of agriculture continues to surge in popularity worldwide, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has announced that it is...
27 February 2012
Egypt Buys More CGM and DDGS
EGYPT - Egypt’s October-to-January imports of corn gluten meal (CGM) reached 50 million metric tons, up 19 per cent compared to last year, a development Dr Hussein Soliman, US Grains Council...
15 February 2012
Allendale: Cattle is "Trade of the Year"
ANALYSIS - Rich Nelson, Allendale, Inc. director of research, said the US cattle market is "the trade of the year" and is bullish beef due to cattle liquidation and production issues, reports...
16 December 2011
US Corn Mission Sees Potential in Vietnam
VIETNAM - The rapidly increasing entrepreneurial spirit witnessed in Viet Nam encouraged participants of the US Grains Council's Corn Mission about future opportunities for US agricultural products....
08 November 2011
Distillers Grains Offer Viable Feed Option For Heifers
US - Dairy producers looking for a high-quality heifer feed that often costs less than traditional corn and soybean feed grains should consider distillers grains, says a Purdue Extension dairy...
28 October 2011
USGC: Southeast Asia Posts “Eye-catching Advances”
GLOBAL - World attention may focus on China, but Southeast Asian markets are undergoing dramatic changes that include a growing dependence on feed grain imports, reported Adel Yusupov, US Grains...
US DDGS Sales Summary
US - Thirty-eight countries around the world have purchased US distiller�s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) as of August this year, and January-to-August totals show sales on the increase...
21 October 2011
USGC's DDGS Actions Bear Fruit in Southeast Asia
SOUTHEAST ASIA - The market for distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in Southeast Asia is poised for expansion. US Grain Council efforts in the region have significantly contributed...
03 October 2011
DDGS Export Growth in Japan
JAPAN - According to data from the Japanese Ministry of Finance, US DDGS sales to Japan in the month of August 2011 account for a 81 per cent US market share that totals 11,681 metric...
30 September 2011
Mixed Picture for DDGS Exports
GLOBAL - January-to-June distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) exports saw a 16 per cent increase in sales to Southeast Asia, depite a 11 per cent loss in total export sales, reported...
02 September 2011
USGC Promotes US DDGS Use to Colombia
COLOMBIA - Earlier last month, the US Grains Council conducted a series of workshops in Colombia to promote US distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) use to the poultry and swine sectors...
18 August 2011
USGC Works to Smooth the Way for DDGS Exports
US & CHINA - China's regulatory requirements for imports of distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are complex, stringent, and a serious burden for US ethanol plants, but the US Grains...
12 August 2011
Council Works to Smooth the Way for DDGS Exports
US - China's regulatory requirements for imports of distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) are complex, stringent, and a serious burden for U.S. ethanol plants, but the U.S. Grains Council's...
25 July 2011
Ecuador Team Studies US DDGS Use in Mexico
MEXICO - In the process of growing Mexico into the United States' second-largest market for US distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS), the US Grains Council has transformed Mexico into...
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