Midwest corn infected with vomitoxin negatively impacting ethanol producers

April 24, 2017 |

In Indiana, ethanol producers across the US are facing not only low ethanol and DDGs prices but further concerns resulting from the high levels of vomitoxin present in much of last year’s record corn crop with supplies from Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana all reporting levels above maximum levels allowed for human and animal feed. The ethanol production process concentrates mycotoxin levels to three times the original level, weighing further on DDGs prices that were already some of the lowest seen since 2009.

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