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Introducing New Biodegradable Tubs!

March 20, 2020

As part of Form-A-Feed’s overall mission to provide quality nutrition and professional service to our customers, we are now offering biodegradable tub options for our low moisture Form-A-Lic tubs in addition to our standard plastic tubs! Biodegradable tubs are made of all natural materials that disappear as the product is consumed. No need to worry […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020

Swine Feeding Projection 3.16.20 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs was down $3 to $33.55 and feeder pigs were steady at $55.44 per head. Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week were down significantly at $60.21 /cwt with marketing in August and September. Open corn price for the […]

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Stage One Creep Feeding

March 12, 2020

In years past many beef producers have used a texturized dairy calf starter as a Stage 1 creep feed for their baby beef calves. Over time, we have been able to focus on the details of animal’s requirements and diets to make improvements in the performance of the different segments of livestock. Since the formulation […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – March 10, 2020

March 10, 2020

Swine Feeding Projection 3.10.2020 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs and feeder pigs were both down $2 per head this week at $35.55 and $55.48 respectively. Carcass prices for the marketing window of pigs placed this week is $70.59 /cwt with marketing in August and September. Open corn price for the feeding […]

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Wild Yeast’s Effect on Milk Production and Components

February 26, 2020

It is every livestock farm’s desire to feed high-quality corn silage, high moisture corn and/or earlage to ensure excellent animal health and production. Did you get your corn silage or high moisture corn put up under ideal conditions this past fall?  I’m guessing for most of you the answer is “NO.”  With the crazy fall […]

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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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