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USGC: First shipment of DDGS made to Vietnam under new protocols

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, CoproductsUSGC Regional Director for Southeast Asia Manuel Sanchez and USGC Vietnam Country Representative Tran Trong Nghia witnessed the first bulk shipment of DDGS made to Vietnam under new fumigation protocols as it was discharged in January. READ MORE

February 18, 2019

Bustos: CCS bill would benefit ethanol producers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Coproducts, Business, PolicyLegislation introduced this month in the U.S. House of Representatives that aims to support the development and demonstration of carbon capture and removal technologies could benefit ethanol producers, according to Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill. READ MORE

February 18, 2019

Randy Ives honored With USGC Lifetime Achievement Award

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyRandy Ives—a longtime agribusiness delegate to theUSGC and a key figure in the organization’s development of DDGS and ethanol market development programs—was honored last week with the Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award. READ MORE

February 18, 2019

In Depth: Consequences of a Lower pH

BY Dennis Bayrock Found In:Operations, CoproductsFROM THE MARCH ISSUE: Many plants decrease pH to treat bacterial contamination in fermentation, but this can cause numerous other issues. READ MORE

February 15, 2019

USDA: Corn use for ethanol down in November, sorghum use up

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Feedstocks, Coproducts, BusinessThe USDA recently released its Grain Crushings and Co-Product Production report with data for November, indicating corn use for fuel ethanol was down during the month. Sorghum consumption for fuel ethanol, however, was up. READ MORE

February 14, 2019

Sleight to retire as USGC president and CEO

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, BusinessTom Sleight, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Grains Council since 2012, will retire in the summer following the appointment of his successor, the Council announced at the organization’s meeting this week in Cartagena, Colombia. READ MORE

February 08, 2019

USGC Chart of Note: Sales to Korea since KORUS have set records

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:Markets, Coproducts, Business, PolicyAccording to the USGC, South Korea has been buying U.S. grains in all forms at explosive rates since KORUS went into effect in 2012. Since that time, Korea has set or broken sales records for purchases of ethanol, DDGS, corn and sorghum. READ MORE

February 07, 2019

Aemetis begins permitting, construction of RNG project

BY Aemetis Inc. Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessAemetis Inc. announced Feb. 7 that it has initiated the permitting and construction phase of its multi-dairy renewable biomethane digester cluster. The project will produce RNG will be used in ethanol production or as a vehicle fuel. READ MORE

February 05, 2019

FQPT’s Selective Grind Technology operational at CHS plant

BY Fluid Quip Process Technologies Found In:Operations, Coproducts, BusinessFluid Quip Process Technologies has completed the installation and startup of its patented Selective Grind Technology at the 150 million gallon per year CHS ethanol facility located in Rochelle, Illinois. READ MORE