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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Nov 7, 2012 12:40 PM CST

Ethanol plants are more diversified and stabilized than in the industry's early days, thanks to additional revenue streams from various co-products, according to an article in Ethanol Producer (http://bit.ly/…).

Besides sales of distillers grains, more than 25% of plants now recapture and sell CO2 and more than half extract corn oil. Revenue from these co-products accounted for 23% of the average revenue for ethanol plants in the first half of 2012, up from 16% in 2008.

In addition, co-products brought an average of 62 cents per sales gallon in Q2 of 2012, higher than the last quarter of ...

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