Feed Grains in All Forms

This Grains In All Forms calculator converts volumes of exported U.S. corn, sorghum, barley, distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), corn gluten feed (CGF), corn gluten meal (CGM), ethanol and meat products into corn equivalents, which offers a different and more holistic view of the amount of feed grains produced by U.S. farmers and consumed by overseas customers.

To view export data and feed grain equivalent data, select an individual trading partner from the drop down menu below.

Note that information contained in or generated by this website is provided by the U.S. Grains Council as a convenience for customers, members and others in the grains industry and is not legally binding, including for use related to grain trading contracts.

Note: Volumes displayed in Feed Grain In All Forms Equivalents represent metric tonnage of grain or grain equivalents for value-added products. All values displayed in current U.S. dollars.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau Trade Data; Feed conversions from FAS/OGA.

Feed grain equivalent factors

Ethanol – 111.02475852 Gal ethanol = 1 MT feed grain
Poultry – 1 MT poultry = 2.16 MT feed grain
Beef – 1 MT beef = 2.864 MT feed grain
Pork – 1 MT pork = 4.55 MT feed grain
Coarse grain products – 1 MT coarse grain product = 1.5 MT feed grain

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Mike Dwyer, Chief Economist
U.S. Grains Council
(202) 789-0789

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