Farmers seek USDA help in DDGS dispute

Iowa corn farmer Julius Schaaf last week implored Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to personally intervene in a trade dispute with China that threatens more than $1.6 billion in U.S. distillers grains exports.

China recently began demanding that U.S. shipments of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) be accompanied by a USDA certificate guaranteeing that they don’t contain...

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