Dried Distillers Grain Alternate Uses

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As ethanol production continues to ramp up, the volume of remnant by-product of dried distillers grain solids (DDGS) is becoming a bigger issue. Current uses include animal feed; however, only certain domestic animals can digest it as a meaningful feed.

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a process for using DDGS as a natural carrier for chemicals. Because it is known that grain will absorb moisture, researchers developed a process for reducing the DDGS to a uniform, microsized particle, coated with water-based chemicals. These tiny particles can spread uniformly across an intended area and have the potential for time-release delivery.

-Useful application for DDGS, which is abundant, but has limited
-Potential use for time-release delivery

Potential Application:
Nov 12, 2015
United States
Aug 21, 2018

May 12, 2011
United States
Mar 1, 2016

Apr 3, 2009
Utility Patent
United States
Feb 21, 2012

Apr 3, 2008
United States
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