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
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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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Snowfall in the Bighorn: What does it mean for planting season?

The average snowfall in the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming, where the Briess Barley Operations and Seed Plant are located, is 14 inches a year. This is considerably less than the national average where the average U.S. city gets about 26 inches of snowfall each year. On February 22, the Ralston crew … [More]

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Lakefront Brewery Beer Academy features malt sensory

Last year at the Craft Brewers Conference, Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee was one of the lucky winners who received one of our Hot Steep Method Kit giveaways. Last month, they invited craft beer enthusiast to their brewery to educate … [More]

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“All My Eyasses”

They’re back!! We’ll actually, they’ve been back, Bartell (Band (b/blu) 41/A, confirmed by Peregrine Falcon Expert, Greg Septon) is the same male from 2017, who evicted the long-standing resident male, Patriot ((b/g) E/36), last year. Bartell’s mate last year was Valcor (Band (b/g) … [More]

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