Author Archives: Mercedes Hemmer

Spring is in the air and seeds are in the ground

Just as Rick Redd, Regional Manager of the Briess Wyoming Barley Operations, predicted, by mid-March the growers were in the fields prepping the ground and planting seeds before the end of April. February snowfall had set the planting season back by about three weeks, but this has not disrupted… [More]

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Welcoming the “New” Falcon Parents

This Mothers Day (5/13/2018), the fourth and final peregrine falcon egg hatched at the Briess Manitowoc Nest Site. Viewers from all over the country and the world have been eagerly waiting to see the third successful hatching stream LIVE on the Briess Falcon Webcam. In the late winter months of… [More]

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Hats off to another great CBC

Another CBC is in the books and what a week it was. It seemed like everyone was kicking up their boots and enjoying all Nashville had to offer.

The 3-day event kicked off with a Welcome Reception in front of Music City Hall and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Each year the BA seems to outdo … [More]

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Wisconsin Farm Bureau members tour Briess

On April 20, Briess welcomed a group of over 40 Farm Bureau members during a bus tour sponsored by YFA (Young Farmer and Agriculturists) to tour the Briess Manitowoc Barley Operations. The Farm Bureau members were enthusiastic to learn and see how raw barley transformed into a number … [More]

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Malt Flavor: Why the Craft Industry Gives a Chit

This year at CBC, Cassie Poirier, Briess Technical Service Rep, joined Lindsay Barr of New Belgium Brewing Co. and Andrea Stanley of Valley Malt to give a presentation on “Malt Flavor: Why the Craft Industry Gives a Chit.” Over the last three years, these ladies have been working together … [More]

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