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Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

Farm Policy: Agricultural Trade and Trump

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Many agricultural producers have expressed concern over the direction of executive branch trade policy since January. These apprehensions may not be universally shared in all quarters of Rural America; however, tariffs and other trade restrictions are important considerations for U.S. agriculture.

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Mexico: Largest U.S. Corn Market and 2nd Largest DDG Consumer – DTN

Mexico: Largest U.S. Corn Market and 2nd Largest DDG Consumer – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Apr 3, 2017

The DTN average dried distillers grains, or DDG, spot price was unchanged from one week ago, at $92, for the week ended March 30. Of the 39 locations from which DTN collects spot prices, five bids were $5 higher, one

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Corn Based Ethanol Produces 43% Less Greenhouse Gas Than Gasoline

Corn Based Ethanol Produces 43% Less Greenhouse Gas Than Gasoline

👤By Robert Johannsson, Chief Economist, USDA 🕔Jan 16, 2017

Ethanol, primarily derived from corn, supplies about 10 percent of US motor fuel needs.  A new study from ICF which was released today, titled “A Life-Cycle Analysis of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Corn-Based Ethanol,” finds that greenhouse gas (GHG)

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China Increases Duties and Tariffs on U.S. Distillers Dried Grains, Vietnam Suspended Imports – DTN

China Increases Duties and Tariffs on U.S. Distillers Dried Grains, Vietnam Suspended Imports – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jan 12, 2017

In a further escalation of battles between the U.S. and China over trade, China’s Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday increased some significant anti-dumping duties and tariffs on distillers dried grains from the U.S.   China duties and tariffs — which

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Global Markets: U.S. Exports of Dried Distillers Grains Diversify

Global Markets: U.S. Exports of Dried Distillers Grains Diversify

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 12, 2016

The United States continues to export significant quantities of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). DDGS are co-products of corn ethanol production and a competitive feed ingredient in the United States and elsewhere. Demand has been driven by its use

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Ethanol Production: What’s Causing the Price Fluctuations in Distillers’s Dried Grain?

Ethanol Production: What’s Causing the Price Fluctuations in Distillers’s Dried Grain?

👤By Michael Langemeier, Purdue University 🕔Oct 21, 2016

Distiller’s dried grains (DDG) are a co-product of dry-milled ethanol production. U.S. ethanol plants have the capacity to produce more than 15 billion gallons of ethanol and 45 million tons of DDG (Ag MRC). Approximately 17 pounds of DDG (10

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Distillers Grain: New Antimicrobial Regulations Don’t Apply to DDGs – DTN

Distillers Grain: New Antimicrobial Regulations Don’t Apply to DDGs – DTN

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 12, 2016

With the Food Safety Modernization Act’s new regulations on antibiotic use, a great deal of confusion exists about its use as an anti-microbial agent in ethanol production. Richard Coulter, senior vice president for scientific and regulatory affairs for Phibro Animal

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Good on Grain: Ethanol, Distillers’ Grain Exports Remain Strong

Good on Grain: Ethanol, Distillers’ Grain Exports Remain Strong

👤By Darrel Good, University of Illinois, farmdocDaily 🕔Feb 8, 2016

U.S. exports of fuel ethanol were generally small prior to 2010. For 2010, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated exports at 398.5 million gallons. Exports peaked at just under 1.2 billion gallons in 2011 when Brazilian ethanol supplies were

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DDGs Wary Over Stricter Chinese Testing – DTN

DDGs Wary Over Stricter Chinese Testing – DTN

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 8, 2015

Continued, unconfirmed reports that China may be considering restricting imports of DDG and instituting stricter testing seemed to keep a watchful market wary and prices slightly lower in the past week. The DTN weekly spot price average fell just $1

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DDG Prices Spike on Rumors of China Re-Entering Market – DTN

👤By Cheryl Anderson, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 12, 2014

Rumors that China may once again be importing U.S. dried distillers grains with solubles and increasing prices for competing protein feedstuffs caused prices of DDGS to spike between $5 and $30 per ton in some locations in the past week.

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