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November 2022 Cattle Projections

November 16, 2022

November 2022 Cattle Projections November cattle projections show a wide spread in cost of gains (COG) when looking at cattle type and efficiency. Runs of yearling cattle are fairly dried […]

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Think Outside the Cube

November 10, 2022

“That’s the way we’ve always done it.” We’ve all heard and probably said this statement at some point in our lives.  For some it pays homage to things that have […]

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October 2022 Cattle Projections

October 20, 2022

October 2022 Cattle Projections October 2022 feedlot projections show cattle cost increasing while some cost of gains drop showing more groups in the black this month. A change to this […]

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September 2022 Cattle Projections

September 15, 2022

September 2022 Cattle Projections It’s harvest season and while we usually find this as a time for cheaper feedstuffs, one thing for sure is that many factors need to come […]

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DDGS Breakeven Price in Swine Diets – September 6, 2022

September 15, 2022

  Price Corn $6.50/bu Corn $6.75/bu Corn $7.00/bu Corn $7.25/bu Corn $7.50/bu SBM $400/ton $242 $248 $254 $260 $266 SBM $425/ton $254 $260 $266 $272 $278 SBM $450/ton $265 $271 […]

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Starting High Risk Cattle on Feed

September 1, 2022

What is considered high risk? It seems with today’s markets and feeding scenarios everything is considered high risk when we talk financials. When we talk about incoming feeder cattle, ‘high […]

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August 2022 Cattle Feeding Projections

August 4, 2022

August 2022 Cattle Feeding Projections Cattle projections continue to be impacted by many things. While feed prices have started to look a little more favorable with lowered cost of gains, […]

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Get Tubs Out!

August 2, 2022

We are now approaching mid-summer and the grass out in pastures will be starting to mature.  If you aren’t already supplementing with protein lic tubs you might want to start […]

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DDGS Breakeven Price in Swine Diets for July 27, 2022

August 2, 2022

  Price Corn $5.50/bu Corn $5.75/bu Corn $6.00/bu Corn $6.25/bu Corn $6.50/bu SBM $425/ton $234 $240 $246 $252 $258 SBM $450/ton $245 $251 $257 $263 $269 SBM $475/ton $257 $263 […]

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Form-A-Feed Announces 2022 Scholarship Winners

July 19, 2022

Form-A-Feed has selected four students to receive a Form-A-Feed scholarship this year.  Each year Form-A-Feed awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors and first year college students who are pursuing […]

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Jedlicka Joins Form-A-Feed as Beef Business Manager

July 7, 2022

Justin Jedlicka of McCallsburg, IA joined the Form-A-Feed team as the Beef Business Manager in May 2022. Justin is an Iowa State University graduate and has spent the past 12 […]

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June 2022 Cattle Projections

June 21, 2022

June 2022 Cattle Projections It seems that the beef industry has many hurdles to overcome and that race may not be a sprint but rather a long distance run. Many […]

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