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October 19, 2020 | American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)

ASABE Publishes New Standard on DDGS

Summarizes key data related to physical and chemical properties of distillers dried grains with solubles

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) announces the publication of ANSI/ASABE D606 OCT2020, Properties and Relationships for Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS), a new standard that will be a valuable tool to an array of users, from beverage-alcohol producers to construction firms.

ANSI/ASABE D606 summarizes key data related to physical and chemical properties of one of the most widely produced feed commodities globally, distillers dried grains with solubles. The data in this new ASABE document are important for the design, construction, operation, and utilization of commercial and on-farm structures, equipment, and a variety of end uses.

production facilities, as well as engineering, design, and construction firms.

ASABE members with standards access and those with site-license privileges can access the full-text via electronic download on the ASABE online Technical Library at Others can obtain a download for a fee directly from the library or by contacting ASABE headquarters at

ASABE is recognized worldwide as a standards developing organization for food, agricultural, and biological systems, with more than 280 standards currently in publication. Conformance to ASABE standards is voluntary, except where required by state, provincial, or other governmental requirements, and the documents are developed by consensus in accordance with procedures approved by the American National Standards Institute.


ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Further information on the society can be obtained by contacting ASABE at (269) 429-0300, emailing or visiting

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