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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jul 7, 2014 11:27 AM CDT

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- Distillers grains from a newly patented secondary fermentation process have proven to cause no significant loss in performance in beef steers, according to a recent Iowa State University feeding trial.

The new cellulosic ethanol technology was developed by Syngenta in an agreement with Cellulosic Ethanol Technologies, LLC and is being produced by Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) bio-refinery in Galva, Iowa, Rick Heaton, co-product merchandiser for QQCP, told DTN. The QCCP bio-refinery is a farmer-owned, 35 million gallon ethanol that was the second plant to open in Iowa in 2003.

The licensed technology, called "Adding Cellulosic ...

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