Cows join cars in ethanol line
By Jenni Glenn - The Journal Gazette
The ethanol plants being built in Wells County and other locations around Indiana will produce more than vehicle fuel.
Manufacturing ethanol also creates a byproduct that can be used to feed livestock. Adding that byproduct – called distillers’ grain – to a dairy cow’s diet can encourage the animal to eat more and produce more milk, a dairy science professor told the audience at the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference on Wednesday.
About 470 people attended the two-day conference at Grand Wayne Center, organizers said. Purdue University hosted the event with Ohio State University and Michigan State University.
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