Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles are tested monthly for nutrient value from a number of ethanol facilities in the region. Testing is conducted by the Corn-to-Ethanol lab at SIU.
This is an interactive map tool for identifying optimal locations for establishing new business operations in the state of Illinois. Information on infrastructure, resources, culture, and census can be viewed on a map in any combination and down to a scale of 950,000. Additional detail or attributes are available on certain map layers covering such items as contact information.
Use this tool in the early planning stage to evaluate the profitability of a potential ethanol plant by creating your own economic assumptions or using the defaults provided. This tool was funded by the Illinois Corn Marketing Board and is available to anyone interested in developing financial models for and ethanol plant.
This study takes the first in-depth look at ethanol demand and the possible reaction from the Illinois agriculture industry. It is also the intent of this study to provide sufficient information for decision makers to determine the viability of new ethanol plants in Illinois and the methodology necessary to investigate specific sites. Of equal importance, this study can be a resource for government agencies looking to assist farm groups in building ethanol plants.