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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:14 AM CDT

Green Plains Inc. recently became the first U.S. ethanol producer to own a feedlot and use the distillers grains it produces to feed the cattle it owns.

The company announced on June 10 that it has acquired the assets of Supreme Cattle Feeders from Agri Beef Co., as well as the Cimarron Grain storage facility, both located near Kismet, Kan., in the southwest corner of the state.

The decision to purchase the feedyard was a perfect fit for the company, according to Todd Becker, president, CEO & director of Green Plains Inc. in Omaha.

"It was a good extension of ...

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