NEWS
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jan 21, 2013 08:15 AM CST

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- The volatile ride that characterized the dried distillers grains market in 2012 may continue into this year. Conditions resulting from last summer's drought may keep prices of distillers grains strong at least through next year's harvest.

The last half of 2012 brought a great deal of volatility to the DDG market. Rising corn prices and decreased ethanol/DDG production resulted in record-breaking DDG prices from about mid-August to early September, when the DTN Weekly DDG Spot Price Average peaked at an average of about $300 a ton.

A larger corn crop than had been expected and lower ...

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