Ann Horackahorack@insightfs.comoffice: (920) 674-1038mobile: (920) 342-1218
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Insight FS Breaks Ground on Modernized Feed MillMill meets new regulatory standards and improves efficiency for farmers.
BRANDON, Wis. (July 19, 2017) – Excited Insight FS employees were joined by Representative Keith Ripp and Village of Brandon President, David Tarr to celebrate the ground breaking of the new feed mill in Brandon, Wisconsin.
"Our new, automated feed mill will bring Insight FS into compliance with new federal regulations while benefitting farmers with gained efficiency," said Insight FS Feed Marketing Manager Steve Hellenbrand. "We have always put our customers first and they were a priority throughout this entire project."
The new feed mill will serve all of Insight FS' customers in southern Wisconsin. The facility boasts a potential production of 37,500 tons annually. This impressive manufacturing ability is made possible by specialized equipment including an auto-micro mixing station, computerized Repete system and a four ton drop bottom mixer. The feed mill also houses a state-of-the-art dust collection system for the safety of the twelve employees that will work in the facility.
"We know the importance of employee safety in feed mills," Hellenbrand said. "This new mill is an exciting addition to the Insight FS system for that reason and many others including additional delivery route capabilities and bulk and bagged storage capacity."
The Brandon Feed Mill will cost between $4 million and $5 million and is slated for completion on January 1, 2018.
Insight FS is headquartered in Jefferson, Wis., serving patrons in Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Insight FS is part of the GROWMARK system. GROWMARK is a regional cooperative providing agronomy, energy, feed, facility planning, risk management, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing, in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which represents knowledgeable, experienced professionals acting with integrity and dedication to serve more than 250,000 patrons. More information is available at insightfs.com.
Insight FS has a team of nutrition experts with the experience and necessary training to develop and implement specialized feed and management programs to improve animal health and performance and maximize your profitability. We are licensed dealers for established lines of feed products, and the Insight FS nutritionists specialize in the dietary needs and productivity of dairy cows, beef cattle, sheep, equine, swine, poultry, and rabbits plus your favorite companion animals.