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Company Wide Crop Tour Updates

It’s almost time at Siemer Milling Company, and that means crop tours are in full swing! This past week we held crop tours at each of our locations. Our first crop tour took place May 25, 2017 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Although we weren't able to get out into the fields due to the rain, we…
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SMC Illinois Plant Manager Elected IAOM Treasurer

David Jansen, plant manager at Siemer Milling Company in Teutopolis, Illinois, was unanimously elected 2017-2018 treasurer of the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) at the Association’s 121st Annual Conference & Expo on April 13, in New Orleans. May 16, 2017 (Teutopolis, IL) IAOM announces new treasurer, David Jansen, Plant Manager of Siemer Milling Company…
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New Crop Soft Winter Wheat Update

Good afternoon all! The 2017 soft red winter wheat crop is growing and changing daily. Following is an update on this year’s crop. It is much too early at this time to predict the quality of the crop we’ll see this year, and the next few weeks will be critical to its development. Currently, the…
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Renovating and Repurposing Teutopolis Landmark

Work is progressing on transforming a 104-year-old commercial building in Teutopolis that has had many uses and names.  Siemer Milling President Rick Siemer explained the latest work on the building at the corner of Main and Green streets will include renovated offices for Siemer managers, an employee meeting area and a test kitchen. Siemer has…
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Siemer Milling Celebrates 134th Anniversary

Siemer Milling Celebrates 134th Anniversary Sunday, November 6, 2016 marks the 134th anniversary of our company's beginning in business as "Hope Mills of Uptmor & Siemer Proprietors." The partners were Clemens Uptmor, a successful storekeeper, meatpacker, and distiller in Teutopolis, his son Clemens, and his son-in-law Joseph Siemer. The latter, a young man in his…
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AACCI Annual Symposium

The AACCI 2016 Annual Meeting & Special Symposium in Savannah, Georgia was held from October 23-October 26th! Siemer Milling Company is a proud sponsor of this event where food-industry professionals can learn, collaborate, and innovate together in the grain-based food industry! This targeted event draws a world-wide audience of more than 1,100 from industry, academia,…
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Siemer Milling makes donation to Girl Scouts

Siemer Milling Company recently awarded $8,000 to the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois through the Siemer Milling Company Endowment. The grant, established to support youth leadership development in Effingham County, will support Effingham County Girl Scouts. Learn more by visiting this webpage.
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Original Mill Steam Engine returns home

Around 1966, we stopped using steam power and hooked up to the electric grid. The steam engine that powered the old mill back in the 1st half of the last century, was removed from the basement of the old mill (which we shut down in 1979, and tore the building down in 1994). The engine…
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