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Form-A-Feed’s mission is to serve the livestock production industry through innovative solutions, professional services and customer focus.

Our success has been built on the following core values which represent how we choose to do business:

First and foremost, Form-A-Feed values the entity of family. Founded by the Nelson Family, we continue to instill a "Family First" value in all we do - from our personal families to our Form-A-Feed family - including customers, dealers, Nelson Family Companies, co-workers and vendors.

We take pride in the fact that we treat every customer, every supplier and every employee fairly and professionally, as they wish to be treated. Our belief to respect each individual is key to the relationships we have formed, both today and those we make into our future.

We value ethical, fair, hardworking, educated and responsive behaviors that embody professionalism.

We value doing the right thing. Our employees are dependable, honest, trustworthy, genuine and consistent.

We value being flexible, creative, unique, and passionate about formulating new solutions that help feed the world.

We value the safety of our employees, customers, and products. We continuously work to do our part to ensure a safe and high quality food supply for current and future generations.

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The Latest


April 2018 Cattle Feeding Projections

April 15, 2018

Cattle Feeding Projections – April 2018 Year-to-date domestic production data through the end of last week as compared to 2017: Federally inspected slaughter +2.2%, 8.374 million head Cow slaughter +7.3%, 1.444 million head Carcass weight +0.6%, 823 pounds Beef production +2.9%, 6.891 billion pounds A few items of note regarding changes in how our monthly […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – April 16, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – April 16, 2018 Changes over the previous two weeks: Open-market purchase prices were down slightly for both weaned and feeder pigs (-$0.88 and -$0.89/head, respectively) Significant gains in predicted lean hog values for both the September/October and August markets (+$4.05 and +$6.05/cwt, respectively). Feed costs +$0.50-0.60 per head: corn +$0.03/bushel, SBM […]

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Mike Root Joins Form-A-Feed as Nutrition and Production Specialist

April 10, 2018

Mike Root of Fountain, MN joined the Form-A-Feed team as a Nutrition and Production Specialist in December 2017. Root has 10 years of experience in the feed industry and is experienced in both beef and dairy nutrition. Prior to entering the feed business, he worked for John Deere selling agriculture equipment, and grew up in […]

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We have been using ShowDay Feeds for many years and have always been impressed with how our cattle have performed. The product is consistent and high quality every time you open a bag.

- RJB Cattle

Cattle fill out very nicely before we market them. I’ve used Hydro-Lac for eight years. We feed one pound per head daily for two consecutive days before we market our cattle. After further discussion with my Form-A-Feed representative, I will consider using Hydro-Lac during times of heat stress too.

- Doug Loyson


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