Show season is almost here!

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  Show season is almost here and let us at CVA help bring home that banner or trophy. Show season is quickly approaching, and I couldn’t be more excited! I know summer is getting closer when show products start moving at the store. Every year I enjoy seeing the summer projects, whether it’s a steer […]

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Thinking Ahead – Creep Feed

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It’s that time of the year to think about what your needs are going to be in the way of creep feed for your calves. The CVA Feed Sales Team has been contacting producers and informing them what the contracting opportunities for creep feed will be this year. There have been a couple of opportunities […]

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Technology At Work In Your Feed

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The CVA feed production team takes great pride in consistently providing superior products for each of our customers. Quality and care are given to each batch of feed with particular attention to inclusion rates, micron size, and ingredient quality. Each of our nine feed mills are capable of providing specific feed for multiple species such […]

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Nutrition: A Solid Foundation for your Herd

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Nutritional management of the cow herd is more important during the periods of late pregnancy and early lactation than any other time in the annual production cycle. Nutrition has a significant impact on the performance of both the cow and the newborn calf. Cow nutrition is important during this period because of its effect on […]

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Feed Safety: From the Farm to the Fork!

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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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Minerals: Necessity vs. Value

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With the recent disaster at the BASF vitamin facility in Germany, we have seen an unprecedented price increase and potential for limited product in vitamins for a period of time. It sounds like we could have another several months before production is fully back online. We suspect that it may be a lot longer to […]

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Deer Require Year-Round Nutrition Just Like Our Cattle

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Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a hunter looking for a trophy buck, proper protein and mineral programs will give deer the opportunity to utilize their genetic potential. Deer herds should have proper management and nutrition year-round to ensure their future health. There are some great feed options out there to use as you plan […]

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Practical Biosecurity for Pigs

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With the cold weather here, pig farms throughout the country are concerned about the increased chances of the spread of disease in their herds.  Experience has shown that a health outbreak damages the efficiency of the herds, increases the workload on the farm, and reduces the profitability of the operation.  Depending on the disease, and […]

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