China ban on distillers grains pressures corn market

China’s announcement last week that it would suspend im­­ports of dried distillers grains (DDGs) delivered a tough blow to a corn market that has already been under pressure, according to Chad Hart, Iowa State University Extension grain market specialist.

"I would argue that this is a very big issue for the corn market because exports of DDGs to China have been so strong," Hart said. The strong exports of...

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