In 2016, the U.S. ethanol industry…

Produced over 15.3 billion gallons of ethanol, with a value of over $22 billion in sales.

Created a total of 46.5 million tons of distiller’s grains.

Exported over 1.05 billion gallons to 10 countries

Purchased over $19 billion worth of corn from farmers in the U.S.

In 2017 the production of ethanol and its coproducts…

Supported nearly 360,000 full-time equivalent jobs.

Added nearly $44.4 billion to the nation’s gross domestic product.

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