Tag: DDGs

DDGS may be among those to benefit from easing of China and US trade war

DDGS may be among those to benefit from easing of China and US trade war

December 5, 2018 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the trade war between China and the US may be easing following an agreement by China to import a substantial amount of US commodities. Expectations are that in order to facilitate the trade deal, import tariffs would have to drop. DDGS are among the commodities that are expected to benefit […]

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U.S. Grains outlook foresees increase in global DDGS

U.S. Grains outlook foresees increase in global DDGS

October 28, 2018 |

In Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. grains experts were laser focused on the outlook for U.S. corn and its co-products – highlighting the importance of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) – at Export Exchange 2018 in Minneapolis last week. Speakers on DDGS included Tyson Foods Poultry Nutritionist Philip Smith, Renewable Fuels […]

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Explosion at Badger State Ethanol under investigation

Explosion at Badger State Ethanol under investigation

October 9, 2018 |

In Wisconsin, the Associated Press reports that a silo holding DDGS exploded early Tuesday morning at Badger State Ethanol in Monroe but beyond structural damages, no employees were hurt. The silo was only holding about 1,000 tons of DDGS at the time of the accident. Officials were still investigating the cause of the explosion that […]

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POET breaks ground on $5 million DDGS upgrade project at Mitchell plant

POET breaks ground on $5 million DDGS upgrade project at Mitchell plant

May 24, 2018 |

In South Dakota, POET broke ground on $5 million investments at its ethanol facility in Mitchell to help boost the quantity and quality of its animal feed produced from DDGS in order to better service the local market of beef and bison producers, a first for the company. The new pellet product is meant to […]

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Vietnam opens market back up to DDGS

Vietnam opens market back up to DDGS

January 30, 2018 |

In Vietnam, considerable concern surrounded the export potential for U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) following an adverse trade policy decision by Vietnam, a historic top buyer, in December 2016. Instead, other countries in the region increased DDGS purchasing, the Vietnamese market re-opened and the region set a new record at 2.3 million metric […]

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China agrees to drop VAT on DDGS imports but no move made on anti-dumping tariffs

China agrees to drop VAT on DDGS imports but no move made on anti-dumping tariffs

November 9, 2017 |

In China, the government will remove an 11% value added tax on DDGS imports following meetings between the president and his US counterpart currently on an official visit to the country. The decision had been rumored within the market for the past few months and no date for when the tax will be removed has […]

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US Grains Council looking for DDGS opportunities in Alberta

US Grains Council looking for DDGS opportunities in Alberta

November 1, 2017 |

In Canada, a short hour north of the Montana border, the U.S. Grains Council is exploring the geographic advantage of unit trains carrying U.S. corn and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to Canadian feedlots around Lethbridge, Alberta. A trade mission in October crisscrossed the region, visiting with cattle feedlots, feed manufacturers and rail facilities […]

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DDGS exports to SE Asia up 16% on year

DDGS exports to SE Asia up 16% on year

July 20, 2017 |

In Washington, U.S. exports of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to Southeast Asia have increased 16 percent so far this marketing year, according to data from the USDA and analysis by the U.S. Grains Council. The Southeast Asian region—which includes Brunei, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam—currently represents the third largest […]

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Texas A&M researchers look at DDGS feeding supplements for cattle

Texas A&M researchers look at DDGS feeding supplements for cattle

June 8, 2017 |

In Texas, researchers at Texas A&M AgriLife Research are interested in how seasons affect how well cattle can digest a type of Bermuda grass, Tifton 85. In a recent study, they found that as seasons progress, the grass becomes harder to digest. However, by supplementing with the dried distillers’ grains, this effect can be minimized. […]

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USDA says DDGS exports up 6% despite Chinese trade challenges

USDA says DDGS exports up 6% despite Chinese trade challenges

June 1, 2017 |

In Washington, despite market challenges, the latest USDA trade data show exports of U.S. distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) have remained steady due to attractive prices, available supply and market development efforts by the U.S. Grains Council among a diversity of buyers. From September 2016 to March 2017, USDA reported the United States exported […]

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