Sections
Return to News Categories

ALL NEWS SECTIONS:
MOST POPULAR SECTIONS:
Cattle - Hogs / Livestock News
Interest Futures News
Metals Futures News
Reports: Crops, CFTC, etc
Soft Commodities News

Futures and Commodity Market News

USDA - NASS: Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production (2020-06-01)

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture - June 1, 2020


Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production

ISSN: 2377-3855

Released June 1, 2020, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service 
(NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of 
Agriculture (USDA).

Highlights

March 2020 contained 31 days.
April 2020 contained 30 days.

Total corn consumed for alcohol and other uses was 299 million bushels in 
April 2020. Total corn consumption was down 36 percent from March 2020 and 
down 39 percent from April 2019. April 2020 usage included 87.3 percent for 
alcohol and 12.7 percent for other purposes. Corn consumed for beverage 
alcohol totaled 4.14 million bushels, up 2 percent from March 2020 and up 
12 percent from April 2019. Corn for fuel alcohol, at 245 million bushels, 
was down 40 percent from March 2020 and down 44 percent from April 2019. Corn 
consumed in April 2020 for dry milling fuel production and wet milling fuel 
production was 87.3 percent and 12.7 percent, respectively.

Dry mill co-product production of distillers dried grains with solubles 
(DDGS) was 1.01 million tons during April 2020, down 38 percent from March 
2020 and down 45 percent from April 2019. Distillers wet grains (DWG) 65 
percent or more moisture was 662,475 tons in April 2020, down 46 percent 
from March 2020 and down 51 percent from April 2019.

Wet mill corn gluten feed production was 231,145 tons during April 2020, down 
21 percent from March 2020 and down 22 percent from April 2019. Wet corn 
gluten feed 40 to 60 percent moisture was 188,258 tons in April 2020, down 
23 percent from March 2020 and down 26 percent from April 2019.

Dry and Wet Mill, Corn Consumed - United States: April 2020 with Comparisons
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                           Purpose                          :  April 2019   :  March 2020   :  April 2020   
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                            :                 1,000 bushels                 
                                                            :                                               
Consumed for alcohol production                             :                                               
  Beverage alcohol .........................................:      3,692           4,045           4,137    
  Fuel alcohol .............................................:    440,477         410,314         244,983    
    Dry mill ...............................................:    399,729         370,080         213,905    
    Wet mill ...............................................:     40,748          40,234          31,078    
  Industrial alcohol .......................................:      6,260           7,751          11,753    
Consumed for other purposes                                 :                                               
  Total wet mill products other than fuel ..................:     42,730          43,008          38,088    
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dry Mill, Sorghum Consumed - United States: April 2020 with Comparisons
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                           Purpose                          :  April 2019   :  March 2020   :  April 2020   
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                            :                   1,000 cwt                   
                                                            :                                               
Consumed for alcohol production                             :                                               
  Fuel alcohol .............................................:     4,418           4,640           2,716     
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dry and Wet Mill, Co-products and Products Produced - United States: April 2020 with Comparisons
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                  Co-products and products                  :  April 2019   :  March 2020   :  April 2020   
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                            :                     tons                      
                                                            :                                               
Dry mill                                                    :                                               
  Condensed distillers solubles (CDS - syrup) ..............:     127,703          99,381          78,629   
  Corn oil (Corn Distillers Oil - CDO) .....................:     150,114         147,715          89,132   
  Distillers dried grains (DDG) ............................:     376,775         317,411         173,465   
  Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) .............:   1,858,305       1,647,029       1,013,914   
  Distillers wet grains (DWG) 65% or more moisture .........:   1,351,347       1,218,394         662,475   
  Modified distillers wet grains (DWG) 40% to 64% moisture .:     364,589         475,109         274,285   
                                                            :                                               
Wet mill                                                    :                                               
  Corn germ meal ...........................................:      69,703          69,960          51,929   
  Corn gluten feed .........................................:     296,681         291,861         231,145   
  Corn gluten meal .........................................:      91,364          92,269          76,897   
  Wet corn gluten feed 40% to 60% moisture .................:     253,959         245,209         188,258   
                                                            :                                               
Dry and wet mill                                            :                                               
  Carbon dioxide captured ..................................:     223,667         218,593         162,926   
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Statistical Methodology 

Survey Procedures: Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production is part of the 
Current Agricultural Industrial Reports (CAIR) program. CAIR reports are 
administered under NASS's Census of Agriculture program. Response to CAIR 
surveys are required by law (Title 7, U.S. Code). Data are collected from all 
known mills that produce ethanol.

The census universe was determined during operation profile interviews which 
were completed for each potential facility to identify the presence of 
ethanol production in 2014. During the operation profile, facilities that met 
the survey criteria were asked for the nameplate production capacity. The 
operation profile also documented the manner in which the firm will report. A 
firm headquarters can report for all milling locations or each location can 
report separately.

In the Dry Mill Producers and Wet Mill Producers survey questionnaires, mills 
are asked for previous calendar month data on feedstocks consumed, products 
and co-products produced. Mills are mailed questionnaires with the options of 
completing the survey by mail or by Electronic Data Reporting (EDR). For 
surveys not received in a reasonable amount of time, telephone follow-up is 
conducted.

Estimating Procedures: Imputation is done for operations with non-response by 
using historical data and current data relationships. Data for reporting 
firms are added to estimates for non-reporting firms to obtain National 
totals.

Revision Policy: Data are revised the following month based on late reports 
or corrected data. Final figures are published in the annual summary of the 
following year. 

Reliability: Approximately 130 reports are received each month which 
represent about 90 percent of total capacity. Monthly data can vary due to 
different firms reporting month to month. Survey data are also subject to 
non-sampling errors such as omissions and mistakes in reporting and in 
processing the data. While these errors cannot be measured directly, they are 
minimized by carefully reviewing all reported data for consistency and 
reasonableness.

Information Contacts

Listed below are the commodity statisticians in the Crops Branch of the 
National Agricultural Statistics Service to contact for additional 
information. E-mail inquiries may be sent to nass@usda.gov

Lance Honig, Chief, Crops Branch.............................. (202) 720-2127

Chris Hawthorn, Head, Field Crops Section..................... (202) 720-2127
     Irwin Anolik - Crop Weather.............................. (202) 720-7621
     Joshua Bates - Oats, Soybeans............................ (202) 690-3234
     David Colwell - Current Agricultural Industrial Reports.. (202) 720-8800
     Chris Hawthorn - Cotton, Cotton Ginnings, Sorghum........ (202) 720-2127
     James Johanson - Barley, County Estimates, Hay........... (202) 690-8533
     Greg Lemmons - Corn, Flaxseed, Proso Millet.............. (202) 720-9526
     Jean Porter - Rye, Wheat................................. (202) 720-8068
     John Stephens - Peanuts, Rice............................ (202) 720-7688
     Travis Thorson - Sunflower, Other Oilseeds............... (202) 720-7369

Access to NASS Reports

For your convenience, you may access NASS reports and products the following 
ways:

 	All reports are available electronically, at no cost, on the NASS web 
site: www.nass.usda.gov

 	Both national and state specific reports are available via a free e-
mail subscription. To set-up this free subscription, visit 
www.nass.usda.gov and click on "National" or "State" in upper right 
corner above "search" box to create an account and select the reports 
you would like to receive.

 	Cornell's Mann Library has launched a new website housing NASS's and 
other agency's archived reports. The new website, 
https://usda.library.cornell.edu. All email subscriptions containing 
reports will be sent from the new website, 
https://usda.library.cornell.edu. To continue receiving the reports via 
e-mail, you will have to go to the new website, create a new account 
and re-subscribe to the reports. If you need instructions to set up an 
account or subscribe, they are located at: 
https://usda.library.cornell.edu/help. You should whitelist 
notifications@usda-esmis.library.cornell.edu in your email client to 
avoid the emails going into spam/junk folders. 

For more information on NASS surveys and reports, call the NASS Agricultural 
Statistics Hotline at (800) 727-9540, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, or e-mail: 
nass@usda.gov. 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against 
its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the basis of race, 
color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, 
reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial 
or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's 
income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic 
information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded 
by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs 
and/or employment activities.) 
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, 
complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online 
at www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-program-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer, 
or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may 
also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. 
Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department 
of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, 
S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at 
program.intake@usda.gov. 

Please read the End User Agreement.
By accessing this page, you agree to the terms and conditions of the End User Agreement.

News provided by COMTEX.


Extreme Futures: Movers & Shakers

Hottest

Actives

Gainers

Today's Hottest Futures
Market Last Vol % Chg
Loading...

require_once('footer.inc'); ?>