Entries by mramaker

Agspring Names Josh Skatvold Assistant VP of Transportation and Supply Chain

Agspring has named Josh Skatvold assistant vice president of transportation and supply chain. In his new position, he is responsible for overseeing all rail and truck logistics at Big River Rice and Grain in the Mississippi Delta region and for Thresher Artisan Wheat, Agspring’s operations in Idaho. “Josh’s significant skills in supply chain management will […]

Firebird Artisan Mills Expands to Serve Growing Gluten-Free Market

With the addition of two new production lines, Firebird Artisan Mills has boosted their capacity to likely become the largest 100% dedicated, certified gluten-free and allergen-free flour mill in North America. “When you factor efficiency improvements, this expansion nearly triples our plant capacity to about seven million pounds, and enables us to be a better […]

The Capital Question White Paper

Agriculture has seen rampant consolidation up and down the supply chain, but one area remains highly fragmented – grain origination. The country elevator remains a center of activity in rural American communities, but growth in supply upstream and demand downstream have put stress on these companies. In order to remain viable, major capital investments are […]

Collaboration leads to RMA Wheat Planting-Date Change

With the best interests of Thresher producers in mind, Thresher Seed Manager Brett Wilken has led a charge to get the fall planting date for wheat moved back. Wilken started the process back in July by requesting that the Idaho Wheat Commission look into extending the fall-planted wheat insurance cutoff dates in Idaho. A combination […]

Big River’s Preventative Maintenance Program a Success

Big River Rice & Grain reports that growers across the territory have seen improved harvest-season delivery results due to its preventative maintenance program. It’s crucial for growers to focus on getting the best efficiency by avoiding delays and breakdowns that interrupt performance during harvest. “Our goal is to service our customers with the speed and […]

Agspring Names Humans Resources Director

LEAWOOD, Kan. — March 9, 2017 — Agspring announces that Jenny Trupka has been named Director, Human Resources for the organization. Trupka has been a versatile member of the corporate team since mid-2013 contributing to many functional areas including HR, finance and administration. As the human resources director of Agspring, Trupka will leverage her expertise […]

Agspring Announces Leadership Change

  Agspring Announces Leadership Change Agspring announces that CEO Randy Linville and President/COO Brad Clark are moving on from the company effective July 22. Agspring leadership and the Board of Directors are deeply committed to company’s future and look forward to providing our producers, customers and allies the same high level of service, support and […]