1ETHANOLThe Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!Reminders....•Lab this week and next week: AGAD21•Bring a calculator and your NRC tables to lab• http://www.ansc.purdue.edu/swineclass/Background•Indiana, Midwest, Eastern Cornbelt•Benefits–Added value to corn–Job creation–State revenues•Who potentially benefits most–Corn growers–Beef producers?–Dairy producers?Current and Proposed Ethanol Plants•Dry grind vs. wet milling – 2.8 gal/bu•108 plants in operation = 5.16 billion gal.–1.84 billion bushels of corn–32.2 billion pounds of DDGS•82 plants under construction = 5.52 bil. gal–1.97 billion bushels of corn–34.5 billion lbs of DDGS•Combined 10.67 billion gal. by end of 2007–3.8 billion bushels of corn–66.7 billion lbs of DDGSWhat are the Uses of the by-products•Landfills•Crop fertilizer - pelletized•Further refinement–Pyrolysis–Gasification–Component fractionation–Industrial•Co-fire in power plants•Livestock Feed–Domestic–International
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