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Producing materials from DDGS

Posted on October 14, 2013, in Research

Read the complete report: Development and commercialization of a biorefinery for processing DDGS in biofuels and other value-added product About This Report: During this research, selective extraction of Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles (DDGS) produced several valuable materials.  Using a process developed at the Natural Resources Research Institute and patented by the University of Minnesota, […]

Determination of potential human health benefits from diets containing corn distillers coproducts

Posted on March 25, 2013, in Research

Read the complete report: Determination of potential human health benefits from diets containing corn distillers coproducts About this report: The goal of this project was to identify whether there were potential health benefits for humans from corn-based distillers coproducts created during the production of ethanol. Potential health impacting components of DDGS were determined from samples […]

Investigation of relationship of chemical composition, viscosity, and metabolizable energy of distillers grains for poultry

Posted on January 17, 2013, in Research

Read the complete report: Investigation of relationship of chemical composition, viscosity, and metabolizable energy of distillers grains for poultry About this report: The overall goal of this project was to determine measurable characteristics of DDGS for use in prediction of energy values in poultry diets. Protein and energy remain the most expensive components of poultry […]

Effects of DDGS nutrient composition (reduced‐oil) on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs

Posted on January 15, 2013, in Research

Read the complete report: Effects of DDGS nutrient composition (reduced‐oil) on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs About this report: Few studies have been done to determine the Digestible Energy (DE) and Metabolizable Energy (ME) content of corn distillers dried grains with soluble (DDGS) in growing pig diets. This research will […]

Vitamin E and selenium status of pigs fed DDGS diets and relationship to Mulberry Heart Disease

Posted on January 11, 2013, in Research

Read the complete report:  Vitamin E and selenium status of pigs fed DDGS diets and relationship to Mulberry Heart Disease About this report: In recent years, the use of DDGS has increased. Along with this increase, so have the cases of MHD in nursery pigs. Some theories state that including DDGS may be a contributing […]

DDGS and E.Coli in Cattle Diets: A Two-Part Study

Posted on December 10, 2012, in Research

Read the complete report: DDGS and E.Coli in Cattle Diets: A Two-Part Study About This Report Ethanol plants and cattle producers create a symbiotic relationship:  The use of wet and dry distillers grains from ethanol processing in beef cattle rations is a widely accepted practice in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. This market provides a significant source […]

How Alternative Feed Ingredients Affect Poultry Dietary Electrolyte Balance

Posted on November 13, 2012, in Research

Read the complete report: How Alternative Feed Ingredients Affect Poultry Dietary Electrolyte Balance About This Report Dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS), derived primarily from corn in the Midwest, are a byproduct of the ethanol industry that can be used as a source of protein in poultry diets.  Turkey producers are concerned that the use […]

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Why do feed trials?

Posted on September 26, 2012, in Ag Innovation News, News

— by Liz Morrison photos by Rolf Hagberg Improving livestock feed with the coproducts left over during agricultural processing is a win-win for Minnesota’s agricultural industry. Livestock farmers find new nutritional, lower cost feed options. The agricultural processing industry finds ways to add value to the products left over during processing. AURI does many feed […]