Animal feed production more profitable than corn ethanol: report

April 19, 2011 |

In Maryland, Robert Kozak, president of Atlantic Biomass Conversions, wrote in Advanced Biofuels USA that using biofuels production processes to create animal feed as co-products can earn the producer more on a pound-for-pound basis than corn ethanol, and that by retaining plant amino acids, the income from the feedstock used for high protein animal feed would increase per ton revenue.

This additional revenue would allow growers to offer biofuel sugars at a competitive price while continuing to practice good soil and nutrient retention techniques.

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