26 Oktober 2011

Feed Value of Ethanol Byproducts Long Underestimated, Says New USDA Report

Analysis clearly shows the importance of accurate DDGS accounting

A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that the animal feed produced by U.S. ethanol plants (known as distillers grains or DDGS) is replacing even more corn and soybean meal in livestock and poultry feed rations than previously thought.

The report’s findings have important implications for discussions regarding ethanol’s impact on feed grains availability, feed prices, land use effects, and the greenhouse gas (GHG) impacts of producing corn ethanol.

… Full text: www.soyatech.com/news_story.php?id=25811

Keywords: regulatory agencies, federal and state regulations, protein, emission benefits

Source: Soyatech.com, 2011-10-26.


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