Back Yard Farmer-Broiler Chicks

Group of cute chicks

Spring always makes me think of raising broiler chickens on the farm. Each year we would get 150 or so broiler chicks to raise for meat for the family table. Growing up as the oldest of 5 kids, we had a pretty big dinner table! Looking back, this was a huge undertaking for our family! […]

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Feed Safety: From the Farm to the Fork!

Wildfleisch, Rinderroulade, Lammrücken, Hühnerbrust und Rinderfilet auf einer Gabel

Central Valley Ag Feed has prided itself on the quality of service, products, and our people; long before it was a government enforced rule with FSMA. Feed Mills have had to comply with the Medicated Feed Common Good Manufacturing Practices for many years. With the introduction of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which was […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive: 1 Year Later

Slidder-cows

It is hard to believe we are almost throughout the first year of the FDA’s Veterinary Feed Directive. I can say this, it wasn’t as bad as we thought!  As with all new things, there are challenges. The biggest challenge was education on all sides; Veterinarians who were not accustomed to prescribing these products, Feed […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive

Slidder-cows

As we close out the month of September, the Central Valley Ag Feed Division have been on the road teaching producers about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) that takes effect January 1, 2017. We know that the next three months will fly by in a flurry of harvest and holiday festivities, so I wanted to […]

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