Ag Products

Swine | Dairy | Beef | Miscellaneous

Furst-McNess is committed to being a major independent agribusiness nutrition company serving the dairy, beef and swine industries with a complete line of McNess mineral and premix products, custom formulated manufactured livestock feeds, wet brewers grain, commodity merchandising and nutrition consulting. We will also service the food and beverage industries by establishing a market for their waste streams as economical livestock feeding ingredients. Through employee business leaders at the local level, the company will respond to market needs, expand our influence and deliver best value in service and nutrition to the large livestock producer and selected independent retail distributors. Furst-McNess enthusiastically supports continuous learning throughout the organization by providing staff with superior nutrition training and advanced technology. We deliver nutrition, value and performance.

The McNess truck fleet service farmers from the Rocky Mountains to the Ohio Valley. This factory direct delivery assures farmers of a constantly fresh product. In 1983, McNess constructed and opened a plant in Storm Lake, Iowa.

In 1992, McNess purchased Miracle Feeds. This commodity-based business has allowed us to expand our dairy business and to move into Canada. Miracle is a marketer of Brewer Wet Grains and commodities in the U.S. and Canada.

In 1996, McNess acquired Triple F Nutrition, a premix business. In 1997, Miller, Inc., a Midwest provider of animal nutrition products also became a wholly owned subsidiary of Furst-McNess. Most recently, in 1998, Furst-McNess purchased the assets of Western Ranch Products of Gering, Nebraska. This facility has become the premix/mineral plant for the western sales territory.

McNess management and staff operate according to the following mission statement: "To be the leading source of premixes, commodities and services that meet our customers’ expectations through a network of teams dedicated to optimum growth and profitability."