Category Archives: Growers Spotlight

Another Bighorn Barley Tour in the Books!

Some of our awesome experimental Gemcraft barley coming along nicely!

Another Bighorn Barley Tour is in the books after touring our fields with some of our growers, seeing our grain elevator and lab, as well as taking a thorough tour of the irrigation in this section of Wyoming. This Bighorn … [More]

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Join Us In July To See Where Your Barley Is Grown!

Sunrise over a WY barley field

Join us in Wyoming at our 3rd annual Bighorn Barley Tour July 10 and 11! We’ll kick things off with a fun evening at the Silver Dollar Saloon in downtown Cody, WY, on Tuesday July 9 before touring the Buffalo Bill Dam–part of the Shoshone Irrigation Project … [More]

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2019 Briess barley crop gets underway

Briess barley grower Dennis Davidson from Burlington, WY, watches as barley seed is loaded into his truck at the Briess Seed Plant in Powell, WY.

After a cold, snowy winter, I’m happy to report that Briess barley growers in Northwestern Wyoming and Southern Montana are busy planting the … [More]

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Another ‘Seed to Specialty’ season is underway

Spring planting is just around the corner for Briess barley growers in Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin and other barley growing regions. At Briess, our staff at the Ralston Elevator and Powell Seed Plant started preparing for spring planting many months ago.

Starting with pure seed
Following … [More]

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A Growing Growers Committee

We would like to give a special welcome to Jess Hoferer who has joined the 2018 Briess Growers Advisory Committee.

Jess is a third-generation Montana farmer, who, along with his brother Melvin, and son Tyrel, farm in the Clarks Fork River Valley near Silesia, MT. His grandfather first began … [More]

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