DDGS symposium set for May in Indianapolis

By Susanne Retka Schill | March 16, 2010
Posted April 12, 2010

The Distillers Grain Technology Council is hosting the14th annual Distillers Grains Symposium May 12-13 at the Sheraton Hotel and Suites at Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, Ind.

Several speakers at the two day event will be addressing distillers grain markets, including Dale Hill, ADM Alliance Nutrition Inc., speaking on the pet food industry expectations; Mike Blair, Pilgrim's Pride Corp., on DDGS in broiler diets; and Tony Pescatore, University of Kentucky, on DDGS in poultry diets. Marketing issues will be covered by speakers including Daniel O'Brien, Kansas State University, on measuring supply; Linwood Hoffman, USDA, on analytical challenges regarding supply, consumption and price relationships; Sean Broderick, CHS Inc., on logistics; and, Richard Jelenik, CME Group, on DDG futures. Other speakers will cover mycotoxins, corn oil recovery, carbon budgets and sustainable corn production, amino acid profiles and regulating feed issues.

The event organizers expect about 200 producers and industry professionals to attend. For the complete program and conference details, visit www.distillersgrain.org/symposium.