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Swine Feeding Projections – February 28, 2020

February 20, 2020

Swine Feeding Projection 2.18.2020 Changes week over week: The open-market value of weaned pigs was down $5 and feeder pigs were $4 lower this week at $44.89 and $61.14 respectively. Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week is $78.02/cwt as we start to shift into the fall marketing window. Open corn […]

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February 2020 Cattle Feeding Projections

February 17, 2020

February 2020 FAF Projections February brings the hopes of some market capitalization as the month of Valentines needs to shed some more love on the cattle markets. As of the middle of the month, a bounce back in the live cattle market isn’t enough to make Holstein cattle appreciable as competition for large runs of […]

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Winter Water Management for Beef Cattle

February 5, 2020

It is estimated that the water requirements of beef cattle remain consistent up to about 40 °F and go up to the point of needing twice the amount of water at 85° F. If all is working well at the water source, there are usually no problems with meeting requirements during the winter. However, the […]

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Form-A-Feed Announces 2020 Scholarships for Students Pursuing Agriculture

January 27, 2020

Form-A-Feed is proud to present $2,500 worth of scholarship money to students interested in pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree to a college or university and pursuing agriculture. The scholarship is eligible to high school seniors and first year college students who obtain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and are accepted to attend […]

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Co-Jo Dairy Awarded 2019 Form-A-Feed Outstanding Dairy

January 23, 2020

Form A Feed’s annual Professional Dairy Conference was held on January 16 and 17, 2020 at Treasure Island Resort and Casino, in Red Wing, MN. At the evening banquet during the conference Co-Jo Dairy of Grove City, MN was honored with the 2019 Form A Feed’s Outstanding Dairy Award. To be nominated for this award, […]

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January 2020 Cattle Feeding Projections

January 21, 2020

January 2020 Cattle Feeding Projections It’s a new year and a new page in the cattle closeout book. We look back at 2019 with lots of lessons learned in the feedlot and a continued faith that a new year will bring trade deals to fruition and an increase in beef demand. January feedlot values look […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – January 20, 2020

January 20, 2020

Swine Feeding Projection 1.20.2020 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs and feeder pigs were steady this week at $56.37 and $65.91 respectively. Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week is $87.49 /cwt with marketing in June and July. Open corn price for the feeding period is $4.13 /bu. […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – January 13, 2020

January 13, 2020

Swine Feeding Projection 1.13.2020 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs steady at $56.67 and feeder pigs were up $6 for the week at $67.60. Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week is $86.20 /cwt as marketing move further into the summer markets. Open corn price for the feeding […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020

Swine feeding projections 1.6.2020 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs were up $5 per head at $55.60 and feeder pigs were up $3 for the week at $61.28. Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week is $86.08 /cwt as marketing move further into the summer markets. Open corn […]

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December 2019 Cattle Feeding Projections

December 18, 2019

December 2019 Cattle Feeding Projections December Form-A-Feed feedlot projections continue to show perhaps some early Christmas gifts as once again the numbers look a little uplifting. All except yearling steers show margins in the black with some hefty margins being realized in the Holstein market based on a reduction in the basis contract and a […]

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Bischof and Proctor Receive Awards at Form-A-Feed Annual Sales Meeting

December 12, 2019

December 10-11, 2019, Hutchinson, MN – The Form-A-Feed Annual Sales Meeting was held on December 10-11, 2019 at the Crow River Winery in Hutchinson, MN.  At Tuesday evening’s dinner, two awards were given out for Form-A-Feed Top Achiever and Team Collaborator. Travis Bischof, Form-A-Feed Nutrition and Production Specialist was awarded the Top Achiever award based […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – December 2, 2019

December 4, 2019

Swine Feeding Projections 12.2.19 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs were up $1 per head at $39.09 and feeder pigs were up $2 for the week at $48.61 Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week is $86.78 /cwt as marketing move further into the summer markets. Open corn […]

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