Feedstocks and Co-Products

Grain Usage, Co-Product Output & Ethanol Yield

Monthly Grain Use for Ethanol Production (000 bu.)

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Month Corn Use Sorghum Use Total Grain Use % Used by Dry Mills % Used by Wet Mills
Nov-2021 466,867 (D) 466,867 91.93% 8.07%
Dec-2021 477,878 (D) 477,878 91.90% 8.10%
Jan-2022 463,512 (D) 463,512 92.30% 7.70%
Feb-2022 406,075 (D) 406,075 93.20% 6.80%
Mar-2022 453,274 (D) 453,274 92.59% 7.41%
Apr-2022 415,962 (D) 415,962 93.03% 6.97%
May-2022 446,600 (D) 446,600 92.42% 7.58%
Jun-2022 444,176 (D) 444,176 91.82% 8.18%
Jul-2022 445,828 (D) 445,828 92.80% 7.20%
Aug-2022 430,711 (D) 430,711 93.43% 6.57%
Sep-2022 383,448 (D) 383,448 92.70% 7.30%
Oct-2022 449,026 (D) 449,026 92.39% 7.61%
Nov-2022 447,397 (D) 447,397 92.25% 7.75%

(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient survey responses to establish an estimate
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Monthly Co-Product Production (Tons, As-Is Basis)

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Feed Co-Products Other Co-Products
Month DDG Production DDGS Production DWG Production MDWG Production CDS/Syrup Production CDO Production CO2 Captured
Nov-2021 379,071 1,997,444 1,328,995 515,758 87,051 165,852 185,219
Dec-2021 383,196 2,073,188 1,422,171 546,625 94,168 160,259 185,563
Jan-2022 356,957 1,929,115 1,425,897 535,036 100,263 148,527 193,297
Feb-2022 303,788 1,693,253 1,293,312 492,839 103,037 117,903 182,552
Mar-2022 372,813 1,877,338 1,382,790 562,599 103,439 156,903 237,819
Apr-2022 328,691 1,704,698 1,321,275 517,270 106,992 149,431 225,169
May-2022 322,855 1,896,665 1,328,402 468,772 105,078 149,431 225,169
Jun-2022 346,591 1,918,611 1,283,359 494,792 109,555 168,904 229,471
Jul-2022 334,122 1,934,355 1,279,210 495,386 94,830 171,344 227,969
Aug-2022 335,885 1,867,735 1,322,744 544,168 88,329 176,712 233,402
Sep-2022 281,984 1,613,088 1,249,996 498,142 101,728 168,224 229,244
Oct-2022 388,993 1,745,419 1,397,867 490,060 102,605 155,918 234,343
Nov-2022 381,114 1,778,479 1,461,021 571,920 98,142 183,804 236,582

CDS: Condensed distillers solubles
CDO: Corn distillers oil
DDG: Distillers dried grains
DDGS: Distillers dried grains with solubles
DWG: Distillers wet grains, 65% or more moisture
MDWG: Modified distillers wet grains, 40% to 64% moisture
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Monthly Implied Ethanol Yield (Gal./Bu.)

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Month Avg. Yield
Oct-2021 2.879
Nov-2021 2.913
Dec-2021 2.911
Jan-2022 2.918
Feb-2022 2.929
Mar-2022 2.927
Apr-2022 2.925
May-2022 2.945
Jun-2022 2.957
Jul-2022 2.966
Aug-2022 2.972
Sep-2022 2.972
Oct-2022 2.942

*Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture.