Global DDGS Utilization Discussion

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, distillers grains, ethanol, Export, Feed, Grain, International

A panel of U.S. Grains Council consultants traded international perspectives on the utilization of the ethanol co-product distillers dried grains (DDGS) in various countries during the Export Exchange 2016 in Detroit last week. The panel included (pictured left to right) Indonesia consultant Dr. Budi Tangendjaja, Moroccan consultant Dr. A. Ait Boulahsen, USGC Global Trade manager Alvaro Cordero and moderator Kevin … Read More

Elanco Offers Insight at #ExEx16

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Communications, consumer, Elanco, ethanol, Export, Grain

One of the speakers during the general session of the 2016 Export Exchange this week was Todd Armstrong, Senior Director of Global Market Access at Elanco Animal Health, who gave a discussion about balancing customer expectations with the realities of a growing population. Armstrong discussed some of the major challenges facing food producers today, such as the population growth, technology … Read More

NFU Pleased by Support for Finalizing GIPSA Rule

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Grain, Livestock, NFU

National Farmers Union applauds actions stated in a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack. Eight legislators reiterated their support to move forward with implementation of the Grain Inspection and Stockyards Protection Administration (GIPSA) rule. “Producers and consumers alike benefit from competitive and transparent markets… Deceptive, fraudulent, retaliatory, and anti-competitive practices have no place in a well-functioning … Read More