NEWS
Ethanol Blog
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:43 AM CDT

China's quest for self-sufficiency may result in less demand for U.S. corn; however, its demand for U.S.-produced dried distillers grains will continue to increase, according to Richard Brock, president of Brock Associates, an agricultural marketing firm.

In an article for AgriNews (http://bit.ly/…), Brock noted that China's purchased of the large pork producer Smithfield in 2013 will mean more demand for DDG.

Pork producers pay for protein by the pound, so DDG's high protein content still makes it a valuable feed ingredient and a good value, despite the high prices in recent years.

China is the largest market for ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy DTN Contributing Agronomist Dan Davidson gives his take on the Six Secrets of Soybean Success pro...
  • Mountain Top Prices North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new allia...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Saving Our Forgotten Harvest About 40% of America's food goes uneaten each year. This nonprofit is working to remedy that prob...
  • Look Beyond Yield Soybean industry increases efforts to promote the importance of oil and protein content to farmer...
  • Ask the Vet Is this fly-control mineral block safe for my whole herd?
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Cellulosic Fuels Move On
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
RFS Deadline Nears
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments