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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Don’t Forget About Research

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2018-03-22 Don’t forget about research from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. For those of you that have been following along this winter, you know that I am also urging you not just to mail it in this year. I have been talking about why we need to continue to invest in our operations because it’s […]

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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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Unraveling the Confusion of Liming

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2018-03-15 Unraveling the confusion of liming from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I have had several conversations over the last three weeks or so with growers that have questions about liming their fields. They are looking for the most efficient use of their dollars this year, and want to know if they need to apply […]

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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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The Little Things

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The Little Things from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I have a drill press in my shed at home. It is a common tool that I use all of the time. It has a lot of functionality and works better than a handheld drill for most things. But for as valuable a tool as my […]

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Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) FAQ’s

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Why DEF? In an effort to reduce environmental pollution and promote cleaner diesel emissions, EPA standards were revised in 2010 to significantly reduce harmful NOx (oxides of nitrogen emitted from engines) levels from new trucks. As a result, original equipment manufacturers and many trucking fleets have chosen selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology as a way […]

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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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RD Trial Results

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RD Trial Results from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As I was talking to a vendor last week, they pointed out to me that we never spend any time in this forum discussing the results of last year’s trials. We talked at length about them in the summer and what the expected conclusions were. We […]

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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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