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UI-UC researchers find pigs eating DDGS get same results as with corn-soy feed

UI-UC researchers find pigs eating DDGS get same results as with corn-soy feed

March 23, 2015 |

In Illinois, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne tested pig diets containing 30 percent conventional DDGS (DDGS-CV), high-protein distillers dried grains (HP-DDG), or uncooked DDGS (DDGS-BPX), and compared them with a corn-soybean meal basal diet. They conducted one experiment using growing pigs and another experiment using finishing pigs to determine if the stage of […]

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Ergon Biofuels teams with Gavilon to supply corn to Vicksburg ethanol plant

Ergon Biofuels teams with Gavilon to supply corn to Vicksburg ethanol plant

March 11, 2015 |

In Mississippi, Ergon BioFuels announced that it has entered into a comprehensive services arrangement with Gavilon to originate and market grain at the company’s Vicksburg, Miss. facility. Under the terms of the agreement, Gavilon will operate the 3.2-million-bushel warehouse at the Ergon BioFuels facility and begin buying corn, soybeans, milo and soft red wheat from […]

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USDA lowers corn ethanol use estimate by 50 million bushels

USDA lowers corn ethanol use estimate by 50 million bushels

March 10, 2015 |

In Washington, the USDA lowered its corn usage estimate for ethanol by 50 million bushels to 5.2 billion bushels. The monthly WASDE report saw corn exports increasing to 1.8 billion bushels, up 50 million bushels.

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UNL study says relaxing RFS during 2012 drought would have cut corn prices

UNL study says relaxing RFS during 2012 drought would have cut corn prices

March 10, 2015 |

In Nebraska, by relaxing a federal ethanol mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could have counteracted the impact of the 2012 drought on corn prices, a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln agricultural economists concludes. The study provides a guidepost for action by federal policymakers in the event of future drought, said co-author Azzeddine Azzam, […]

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Aventine installs $2.4 million Valicor® corn-oil system at Aurora plant

Aventine installs $2.4 million Valicor® corn-oil system at Aurora plant

February 25, 2015 |

In Illinois, Aventine Renewable Energy Inc. has announced the successful installation of a $2.4 million Valicor® corn-oil separation system at its Nebraska Energy LLC plant in Aurora, Nebraska. The system began operations in early January. Since corn oil has a higher market value, removing the oil improves dried distillers grain processing properties. The grind reduction […]

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Midwest corn ethanol crush margins drop for first time in three weeks

Midwest corn ethanol crush margins drop for first time in three weeks

February 16, 2015 |

In Washington, the USDA says that typical Midwest corn ethanol margins have fallen to 39.30 cents per gallon, the first drop in three weeks, thanks to stronger corn prices. Ethanol prices are slightly higher, but not enough to compensate for higher corn prices.

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Valicor acquires patent for protein extraction from corn ethanol stillage

Valicor acquires patent for protein extraction from corn ethanol stillage

February 16, 2015 |

In Michigan, Valicor announced it has completed the acquisition of a patent that covers the extraction of protein from corn ethanol stillage and is designed to help ethanol producers maximize their coproduct recovery and value. The patent for invention number 7,829,680 is for a system and method that isolates gluten (protein) as a coproduct of […]

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Valicor acquires patent for protein from corn ethanol stillage

Valicor acquires patent for protein from corn ethanol stillage

February 10, 2015 |

In Alabama, Valicor Inc. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of a patent that covers the extraction of protein from corn ethanol stillage and is designed to help ethanol producers maximize their co-product recovery and value. The patent for invention number 7,829,680 is for a system and method that isolates gluten (protein) as […]

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Ohio Corn Marketing Program launches grant program for blender pumps

Ohio Corn Marketing Program launches grant program for blender pumps

January 29, 2015 |

In Ohio, Ohio Corn Marketing Program, in partnership with the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest and the American Lung Association of the Midland States, is pleased to announce, The Ethanol Infrastructure Grant Program, a new grant funding opportunity for petroleum marketers to significantly expand the reach of ethanol compatible fuel in the Ohio […]

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ACE White Paper demonstrates improvement in low carbon value of corn ethanol, criticizes EPA and California Air Resources Board

ACE White Paper demonstrates improvement in low carbon value of corn ethanol, criticizes EPA and California Air Resources Board

January 19, 2015 |

In South Dakota, a new white paper details the impact technology innovations have had on the accuracy of carbon intensity modeling for biofuels, resulting in dramatic improvement in the low carbon value of corn-based ethanol. The white paper, written by Ron Alverson, President of the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Board of Directors, also criticized […]

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