Tag Archives: Powell

Barley harvest, jr livestock sale go hand-in-hand

For Briess barley growers and the Ralston Elevator staff alike, the end of July is super hectic. It’s smack dab in the middle of barley harvest, and trucks are literally lined up from dawn to dusk dumping loads of freshly harvested Copeland, Conrad and other barley varieties at the elevator.

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Video: A close-up look at this year’s barley harvest

More than 240 experienced barley growers in Wyoming and Montana have spent the past month harvesting barley grown for Briess. Check out this short video which captures highlights of the process.

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How craft beer and Briess are influencing new barley development

(This article was first written for Craft Beer Quarterly, and updated for this blog.)

This year marks the first full year Briess has operated a full-scale barley operation in Wyoming. It consists of a 2.3 million bushel elevator, seed plant and network of 250+ dedicated barley growers.

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Briess barley fields as far as the eye can see

Last week was the first opportunity I had to tour the barley operation Briess acquired earlier this year in Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin. I have to tell you, between the beauty … [More]

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