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Wheat Production Report Overview

Overall in the United States, despite the climate change, wheat production is above previous levels. All wheat growth combined is forecasted to be up 6%. These predictions are about on par with the industry predictions of 2.149 billion bushels.  The only type of wheat that is expected to see a negative hit is winter wheat. Forecasts of the production have it currently down 3% but that is still greater than the 2014 yield. In total there is expected to be a 33.3 million acres of winter ...
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Brooks Grain is Sponsoring Grains & Grits Festival

Brooks Grain is sponsoring the Townsend Grains & Grits Festival!The event is taking place on November 5th, 2016 in Townsend, Tennessee at The Peaceful Side of the Smokies. This amazing venue is nestled in a beautiful corner of Eastern Tennessee near the Great Smoky Mountains. This is the perfect setting for outdoor recreation, so you may want to stay a few extra days and enjoy the stunning scenery and limitless hiking trails after the festival!The Townsend Grain & Grits Festival&nbs...
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The Business of Craft Spirits – Minneapolis

This month the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal will be getting a few of the twin cities local distilleries together in one room to discuss the past, present and future of the craft spirits business!Our very own Cara Fields will be on the panel of experts discussing the past, present and future of the craft spirits business! Be sure to follow along with this conversation on Twitter using the hashtag: #mspbjspiritsSome of the other panelists will be Bob McManus from 11 wells, Chris Mo...
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What Makes a Grain Whiskey?

Whiskies vary greatly in flavor and form depending upon their composition, agedness, and the distillery method used to get them from plant form into your glass.  Acquiring a taste for whiskey is a worthy pursuit inviting one with an adventurous spirit to call themselves a whiskey drinker.  A true whiskey connoisseur will tell you that whiskies vastly differ one from another and a small piece of the puzzle is whether the whiskey is a grain whiskey or a malt whiskey.Although ba...
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A Letter to Craft Distillers

At Brooks Grain, we have been supplying high quality grain to distillers for decades. In that time, we have learned how to select the highest quality product at the best prices possible. We have also learned how to get our product to our distillers quickly and effectively.As a craft distiller, you have a lot on the line. In order to produce your product, your suppliers must be dependable. There is nothing more critical to your business than turning over your inventory. We understand that waiting...
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Nicholas Nessan Joins the Brooks Grain Team

It is with great pleasure that CGB and Brooks Grain, LLC announce the hiring of Nicholas Nessan to be a part of the Brooks Grain, LLC team.Nick has been in the grain and futures trading business for 9 years with experience on the trading floors in Minneapolis and Chicago.  Nick spent the previous 6 years as a cash grain trader, in both the US and Canada.  Nick brings a strong trading background to Brooks Grain and is excited to continue on the legacy of his Grandfather, the company&rsq...
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Brooks Grain Exhibiting at ADI Conference & Vendor Expo

Brooks Grain, LLC will be exhibiting at the American Distilling Institute’s (ADI) Annual Craft Spirits Conference & Vendor Expo. The event will take place April 3-6, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Convention Center.  The Craft Spirits Conference is one of the oldest and most successful conferences in the craft spirits industry. Baltimore is an interesting city packed full of intrigue, patriotism, and important history. To top it off, Baltimore and Washington DC ...
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Dakota Quality Rye – The Great Plains Greatest Grain

Dakota Quality Rye – The Great Plains Greatest GrainRye is one of the small grains grown in the Great Plains. It is a winter annual, planted in the fall, and is the hardiest of the small grains. Rye does well in cool climates (optimum temperature 55ºF to 65ºF) and tolerates most adverse weather. It is often grown in light, sandy soil, when weed problems are present or when the soil is low in fertility. Rye grain is similar to wheat in size and composition but is lower in protein....
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