NEWS
DTN Weekly DDG Column
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:53 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A recent announcement by China that it would stop issuing permits for imports of U.S.-produced dried distillers grains has wreaked havoc on the market, sending DDG prices on an unprecedented downward spiral.

China's move came as a result of the country's long-standing reluctance to approve the MIR 162 trait in corn, more commonly known as Agrisure Viptera, produced by Syngenta Ag.

Merchandising companies contacted weekly by DTN reported drops in spot prices between $10 and $45 per ton in the past week.

The DTN weekly DDG spot price average fell $22 per ton in the past week, ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Ask the Vet
Profit Niche
Cattle Market
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Ask the Vet
Rethink Grazing
Ample Stocks Ahead
Feedlot Trends
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update