Nutritionist in Ethanol Production

What is the role of a nutritionist in ethanol production? Is a trained consulting nutritionist valuable to those producing ethanol? Let’s ask the more basic questions first.  When producing biofuels, does one concurrently produce “co-products” or “by-products”?  To the untrained, the difference might seem only a matter of semantics.  To the experts, however, the reality…

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Feed Co-Product Nutritional Value

What is my feed co-product worth?  In order to maximize revenue from this important product, every producer of feed co-products should constantly ask this question.  The answer may seem simple; but the determination is not.  The monetary value of any feeds can be determined from 3 basic Nutrition questions:  (1) What is the nutrient profile?, …

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Feed Co-Product Quality Measurement

We’re making Bio-Products – Ethanol, Bio-Diesel, and others.  We must meet minimum quality standards in order to sell these primary products.  That’s where we focus our attention – and we should!  If a tank of Ethanol does not meet spec, then we’ve got a big problem. As for the By-Products, most of us take the…

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