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Firebird Artisan Mills Achieves British Retail Consortium AA Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

Leawood, KS — July 16, 2018— Firebird Artisan Mills, a leader in gluten-free ingredients located in Harvey, North Dakota, recently completed its primary annual Food Safety & Quality Audit and achieved a coveted AA rating from the British Retail Consortium. This is the fourth successive year that Firebird has received one of the global standard-setter’s highest […]

Big River Rice & Grain Adds New Leadership and Announces Retirement of Industry Trailblazer

Leawood, Ks — Feb. 9, 2017 — Agspring announces that subsidiary Big River Rice & Grain, located in the Mississippi River delta region of Louisiana and Arkansas, has added Justin Towery, a veteran in grains and oilseeds, as vice president of merchandising. Also being announced is the retirement of Ron Miller, vice president, business development, […]

Agspring Names Industry Veteran As VP, Finance

Leawood, KS — Feb. 6, 2017 — Agspring announced that Trevor Warren has been promoted to Vice President of Finance. Warren has been a member of the Agspring corporate team since 2014 where he has been a key contributor in mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and analysis, and investor relations roles. More than half of […]

Agspring Names Senior Industry Executive, Mark Beemer, as CEO

Leawood, KS — Dec. 13, 2016 — Agspring announced that Mark Beemer has been named CEO effective Monday, December 12. Mark has served as a senior advisor to the company since early fall and brings significant experience in the grain handling, merchandising and commodity markets to Agspring. Beemer has more than 28 years of grain […]

Firebird Artisan Mills Partnership Is Part of Bakery’s Recipe for Success

MyBread Gluten Free Bakery grows through tight relationship with Firebird Artisan Mills MyBread Gluten Free Bakery was a small shop in 2013, a one-man artisanal bakery with a singular vision: to provide a delicious, versatile, gluten-free bread alternative. In 2011, founder Dan Gallagher and his mom refined a recipe for a gluten-free flatbread that celiac […]

Thresher’s Rudy deWit Earns Governor’s Award Nomination

Rudy deWit of Thresher has been recognized for his contributions to Idaho agriculture and technical innovation benefitting producers. The Idaho Wheat Commission nominated Rudy deWit, Thresher Artisan Wheat VP of Idaho Operations, for the Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture for his contributions to Idaho agriculture and technical innovation benefitting producers across the area. […]

Upgrades that Positively Impact Producers and the Environment

We’ve tackled a number of substantial infrastructure projects across our territory to upgrade the efficiency and convenience of our facilities. Our vision is one of continued growth in capacity, capabilities and reach, for both our business and that of our growers. Since Agspring formed Big River in 2013, we’ve tackled a number of substantial infrastructure […]