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Combatting Gut Health Challenges in Growing Pigs

July 28, 2021

Gut health challenges can present themselves in a variety of different ways in pigs.  Physical causes of gut disturbances, such as gastric ulcers or intestinal torsion (twisted gut), can flare […]

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Relentless Heat May Cause Urinary Issues in Beef Cattle

July 26, 2021

This prolonged heat spell is going to lead to some issues even after it breaks. One of those potential issues is urinary calculi. This condition is more frequent in males […]

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Swine Feeding Projections for July 6, 2021

July 6, 2021

Swine Feeding Projections for July 6, 2021 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs were down $4 this week at $40.76 /head and feeder pigs were down $4 […]

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Harvesting Drought-Stressed Corn for Silage

July 2, 2021

Drought-stressed corn can be a very good forage source if harvested properly.  On the other hand, it can be a complete train wreck if harvested incorrectly.  Timing is critical, and […]

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June 2021 Cattle Feeding Projections

June 22, 2021

June 2021 Cattle Feeding Projections June feedlot projections look a lot healthier than last months due to some drops in corn price on the board as investors wait to see […]

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Form-A-Feed Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners

June 17, 2021

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

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Help Your Hogs Beat the Heat This Summer

June 2, 2021

Swine producers face many challenges throughout the lifetime of raising a pig from conception, to birth, to market.  Although many of the early stages receive the most attention, some of […]

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Feedlot Evaluation: How Does your Feedlot Rate?

June 1, 2021

Anyone feeding cattle right now is feeling the tight margins due to input costs rising and market prices not following. Whether we should place cattle in the near term is […]

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Swine Feeding Projections for May 26, 2021

May 26, 2021

Swine Feeding Projections for May 26, 2021 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs was steady this week at $47.94 /head and feeder pigs were down $8 at […]

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DFM and Enzyme Solutions to Improve Feed Efficiency On-Farm

May 25, 2021

Form-A-Feed provides DFM and enzyme technologies such as MultePli, Release II, Dairy S.C.O.P.E, and Sci-Mic 40-20 tailored to improve ruminal energy utilization.  These products do this by enhancing the rumen […]

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Swine Feeding Projections for May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021

Swine Feeding Projections for May 19, 2021 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs were down $2 this week at $48.56 /head and feeder pigs were steady at […]

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May 2021 Cattle Feeding Projections

May 17, 2021

May 2021 Cattle Feeding Projections May projections are a mix of red and black as cost of gains (COG) continue to creep upwards. There are some fundamental buys with what […]

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