Entries by mramaker

Upgraded Seed Treatment Facility to Begin With Syngenta Partnership

Beginning in November, the seed treatment facilities at Thresher’s Blackfoot and Idaho Falls plants will be obtaining an upgrade. The construction process is estimated to take two weeks, followed by one full day of training at each location by equipment representatives. Once completed, Thresher will have two state-of-the-art seed treatment lines with industry leading-quality, accuracy, […]

The Harvest & the Eclipse: In Review

An Update from VP of Operations Heath Harrison In 2017, the Thresher Artisan Wheat harvest season was extended due to weather that had caused delays in spring planting. Despite the delays, our merchandising and field staff continued to work diligently to sample producer’s fields, check moisture levels and check proteins that allowed for Thresher to […]

Market Update Brought to You by the VP of Merchandising, Mark Hanson

In combination with the poor demand for high-protein wheat and the ongoing trend of bearish USDA reports, the wheat markets continue to struggle to gain any upward momentum. With a higher than expected stock report at the end of September, the USDA increased the carry-in stocks by 3 million bushels. The USDA also added to […]

Market Update by Mark Hanson, VP Merchandising

Market Update August 2, 2017 The market will decipher corn, beans and wheat production as July has come to a close and we continue into August. Analysts are becoming less enthused about the yield prospects for corn after much of the western belt experienced limited rain and warmer temperatures during the key pollination period. Ahead […]

New Grower Software Helps Increase Operation Results: Industry reports, sustainability data, weather condition updates and more

Agrible® and Thresher Artisan Wheat are teaming up to help growers make more informed decisions to drive results for their operations. Thresher is offering Agrible’s value-added tools for southeast Idaho producers through Agrible’s Morning Farm Report® software. With many Idaho wheat producers curious about how the long heat snap affected the crop this year, it’s […]

Continuing Success in the Field

Field Days 2017 Event [Newdale, American Falls, Idaho Falls, and Blackfoot] On July 11-14, Thresher brought together valued growers for the annual Field Days events. Each year, the Field Days events serve to keep growers updated on current market happenings and provide them the opportunity to hear from other leaders in the industry. The 2017 […]

Thresher Safety Days a Success

“No amount of grain is worth someone’s life,” said Eric Neibaur, Thresher Artisan Wheat Safety and Preventative Maintenance Manager. His sentiment was kept prominently in mind when we planned and hosted a two-day safety event for all employees. Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) ranks agriculture […]

A convenient new format for Thresher Field Days

July 12 • American Falls | July 12 • Blackfoot | July 13 • Newdale Get together. Grow together. We at Thresher understand that every season is a busy time of year for producers. We also understand that your time is a valuable commodity, so we’re switching up our Field Days format this year to […]

Market Update: Corn and Bean Strength Leading to Support in Wheat

By Mark Hanson, Vice President of Merchandising   Wheat has largely been caught in the lower-end range for much of 2016 due to building ending stocks and an overall bearish commodity environment. Since mid-2014, the U.S. dollar index rose from .80 to the current .94. Along with worldwide wheat ending stocks rising 21 percent during […]