WDGS: (Wet Distillers Grains)

A principal co-product of the ethanol production process are distillers grains which is the product remaining after the ethanol is removed from the fermented corn mash. Distillers grains are the non-fermentable components of the corn and are rich in cereal proteins, fat (energy), making it a high-protein, high-energy animal feed supplement marketed to the dairy, beef, swine and poultry industries. At Midwest Renewable Energy we produce Wet Distillers Grains which is a cake like product yellow in color with a 70% moisture content and has approximately a two week storage life. Distillers grains has a long history of being recognized as a highly nutritious animal feed ingredient.

Its outstanding features are:
  • Higher protein and nutrient quality
  • Concentrated fat and energy levels
  • Highly digestible
  • Very palatable, Higher Dry Matter Intakes, Improved Feed Conversion and Lower Cost of Gains
  • More total phosphorus with less environmental impact
  • Cost effective
For further information contact Terry Tinney at (308) 386-2468 ext, 38


Corn syrup is a co-product from ethanol production. This syrup is used as a feed additive. Syrup may be sprayed or applied to cattle feed such as corn stalks and hay to not only make the feed more palatable, but also more nutritious.

See also 
Ethanol Production 

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