LIVESTOCK NEWS
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:13 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The partial federal government shutdown is not having any great short-term effects on exports of dried distillers grains or the work of the U.S. Grains Council, according to a council official. However, a long-term shutdown could threaten funding for the council's valuable work in promoting exports of U.S. DDG and grains.

According to Erick Erickson, director of global strategies for the U.S. Grains Council, exports of DDG and other U.S. commodities have not yet been hindered or delayed by the shutdown.

"There is no indication that exports have been affected," Erickson told DTN. "From what we've been ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
Strong Immunity Wins
Stacking the Odds
USDA Advancing Beef Checkoff
Merck Unveils New Zilmax Safety Plan
Cut the Bull
COOL Appeal Likely in 2015
Court Denies COOL Appeal
Angus Sisterhood
Test Page
Made In America