Furst-McNess providing malting co-products to WI and MN markets
FREEPORT, IL, October 25, 2011—The Furst-McNess Company, headquartered in Freeport, Illinois, is beginning to provide malting feed products in the Wisconsin and Minnesota ag markets. The brewing industry continues to be an invaluable partner for the Furst-McNess Company and the livestock industry. Malting feed products are the residual created in the production of malt for the brewing industry. After the malt is sprouted, the sprouts are dried to remove water.
FREEPORT, IL, October 3, 2011—Furst-McNess Company and Rayeman Elements are introducing McNess Bova Cubes™ to the High Plains marketplace out of their new facility in Lexington, Nebraska. Bova Cubes are range cubes made entirely from dry distillers grains and solubles (often referred to as DDGS) and will be used as feed primarily for the beef industry, but also has applications for other animal feed. DDGS is typically the co-product from ethanol plants after ethanol is distilled from corn.
Furst-McNess partners with Badger State Ethanol to grow ethanol co-products market
FREEPORT, IL, Sept. 15, 2011— The Furst-McNess Company, headquartered in Freeport, Illinois, is joining forces with Badger State Ethanol in Monroe, Wisconsin, to provide a new resource for distillers wet grains in the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin markets. The ethanol industry continues to sustain and potentially create jobs for the Furst-McNess Company. Distillers wet grains are a co-product of the ethanol industry. After the corn is fermented, the whole stillage (remaining solids) is sent through a centrifuge to remove the water.