NEWS
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:35 AM CST

With continuing winter storms in many areas of the U.S. and more snow and ice-covered roads, problems with delivery of railcars are causing prices of dried distillers grains to continue their upward trend.

Ethanol plants are reporting trouble getting enough railcars delivered on time for shipping and have slowed production. Lowered ethanol production is resulting in less DDG production, which is causing some shortages and propelling prices upward.

The DTN weekly DDG spot price average rose $3 per ton in the past week, from $201 per ton last week to $204 this week. This marks the fifth week in a ...

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