USDA Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production

USDA Grain Crushings and Co-Products Production

Released July 1, 2022, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service
(NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA).

Highlights

April 2022 contained 30 days.
May 2022 contained 31 days.

Total corn consumed for alcohol and other uses was 503 million bushels in May
2022. Total corn consumption was up 7 percent from April 2022 and up slightly
from May 2021. May 2022 usage included 91.1 percent for alcohol and 8.9
percent for other purposes. Corn consumed for beverage alcohol totaled 4.65
million bushels, up 17 percent from April 2022 and up 21 percent from May
2021. Corn for fuel alcohol, at 446 million bushels, was up 7 percent from
April 2022 but down less than 1 percent from May 2021. Corn consumed in May 2022 for dry
milling fuel production and wet milling fuel production was 92.4 percent and
7.6 percent, respectively.

Dry mill co-product production of distillers dried grains with solubles
(DDGS) was 1.90 million tons during May 2022, up 11 percent from April 2022
but down 2 percent from May 2021. Distillers wet grains (DWG) 65 percent or
more moisture was 1.33 million tons in May 2022, up 1 percent from April 2022
and up 23 percent from May 2021.

Wet mill corn gluten feed production was 294,367 tons during May 2022, up
13 percent from April 2022 but down 2 percent from May 2021. Wet corn gluten
feed 40 to 60 percent moisture was 205,508 tons in May 2022, down 7 percent
from April 2022 and down 1 percent from May 2021.

Dry and Wet Mill, Corn Consumed - United States: May 2022 with Comparisons
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Purpose : May 2021 : April 2022 : May 2022
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: 1,000 bushels
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Consumed for alcohol production :
Beverage alcohol .........................................: 3,852 3,971 4,646
Fuel alcohol .............................................: 448,001 415,962 446,149
Dry mill ...............................................: 410,696 386,966 412,276
Wet mill ...............................................: 37,305 28,996 33,873
Industrial alcohol .......................................: 7,011 8,529 7,587
Consumed for other purposes :
Total wet mill products other than fuel ..................: 44,492 44,134 45,016
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Dry Mill, Sorghum Consumed - United States: May 2022 with Comparisons
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Purpose : May 2021 : April 2022 : May 2022
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: 1,000 cwt
:
Consumed for alcohol production :
Fuel alcohol .............................................: 115 (D) (D)
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(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations.

Dry and Wet Mill, Co-products and Products Produced - United States: May 2022 with Comparisons
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Co-products and products : May 2021 : April 2022 : May 2022
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: tons
:
Dry mill :
Condensed distillers solubles (CDS - syrup) ..............: 95,299 106,992 105,078
Corn oil (Corn Distillers Oil - CDO) .....................: 168,904 163,024 177,158
Distillers dried grains (DDG) ............................: 380,620 328,691 322,855
Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) .............: 1,942,762 1,704,698 1,896,665
Distillers wet grains (DWG) 65% or more moisture .........: 1,084,238 1,321,275 1,328,402
Modified distillers wet grains (DWG) 40% to 64% moisture .: 344,779 517,270 468,772
:
Wet mill :
Corn germ meal ...........................................: 64,607 59,351 62,882
Corn gluten feed .........................................: 299,123 260,710 294,367
Corn gluten meal .........................................: 114,135 102,677 112,099
Wet corn gluten feed 40% to 60% moisture .................: 208,575 221,071 205,508
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Dry and wet mill :
Carbon dioxide captured ..................................: 229,471 220,545 241,519
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