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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:23 AM CDT

Supplies of dried distillers grains continue to remain tight, continuing with the same scenario that merchandisers have been reporting for many weeks now. It doesn't appear that relief may come for at least several months.

The factors that began the initial supply crunch are the same factors that remain plaguing the flow of product from ethanol plants to end users. The glitches began with the severe winter weather and near-record amounts of snow that hindered logistics, especially wreaking havoc with railcar deliveries.

Ethanol plants began having trouble getting railcars and consequently slowed down production when their storage reached near capacity. ...

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