Using Distillers Grains in the U.S. and International Livestock and Poultry Industries

This book brings together in one publication the latest information and research findings of internationally renowned experts to help market participants understand how best to utilize distillers grains both in the U.S. domestic market and in international export markets.

The book discusses how to optimize distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) to best suit the needs of beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, and poultry, and how each species can best take advantage of current and improved DDGS products.

The book also lays out export opportunities for DDGS and describes challenges and technological hurdles that need to be resolved for better nutritional value and best storage and transport practices.

“This book is a comprehensive, solid resource on all aspects of distillers grains feeding, handling, and marketing.”

--Lucy Norton, Managing Director, Iowa Renewable Fuels Association

Editors: Bruce A. Babcock, Dermot J. Hayes, and John D. Lawrence

Contributors: Dermot J. Hayes, Terry Klopfenstein, Galen E. Erickson, Virgil R. Bremer, David J. Schingoethe, Hans H. Stein, Kristjan Bregendahl, John A. Fox, Nicholas D. Paulson, John D. Lawrence, Garland Dahlke, Frank J. Dooley, Bobby J. Martens, Jerry Shurson, and Abdorrahman S. Alghamdi.

The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute estimates that 35 million tons of distillers dried grains with solubles will be produced in 2009/10, and the growing supply is expected to drive down the cost, making the grains an attractive feed source. This book provides essential information for livestock and poultry producers, feed distributors, and commodity exporters.

"MATRIC Publishes Book on Feeding Distillers Grains" (news release)