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DDGS_Overview - Reminders ETHANOL The Good the Bad and the...

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1 ETHANOL The 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 DDGS What 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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