About Us

For over 40 years, Form-A-Feed has been committed to serving the livestock industry with quality products and customized services.  Originated as a family-owned business, currently in its 3rd generation, we are now an employee-owned company (ESOP) with over 150 employees. 

Form-A-Feed offers branded-name, specialty, private-label and custom-formulated products directly and through a network of joint ventures in the U.S. and international markets.  Our product formulations are designed to enhance livestock performance and health, and improve food safety.  Product options include:  base mixes, concentrates, micros, minerals, liquids, boluses, low-moisture tubs, water soluble products and ingredients. 

We are proud to be a part of Nelson Family Companies. Over the last 40 years, the Nelson’s have strategically added companies to the family to ensure that our products and services are as diverse as our customer’s needs.   



Our Values & Mission

Family….first and foremost, we value 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.

Professionalism…..we value the ethical, fair, hardworking, educated and responsive behaviors that embody professionalism.

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

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

Relationships….we value our employee’s dedication to the communities in which we live and work. We recognize that our company is built on a foundation of strong relationships.

Quality….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.

Our mission is to feed the world through professionalism, quality products and innovative solutions.



In February 2009, our Stewart, MN production facility became certified under the AFIA Safe Feed/Safe Food program.  And in October, 2013, we obtained our Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification.   By participating in these programs, Form-A-Feed demonstrates its pledge to food safety and enhances consumer confidence in the feed products we provide.  Our state-of-the-art production facility participates in routine safety audits and prides itself on our commitment to quality and safety.

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