Company plans to strengthen the impact of dairy consulting

STEWART, MINN.- Form-A-Feed, Inc. announced the acquisition of Agri-Nutrition Consulting, Inc. (ANC), an animal nutrition consulting company headquartered in DeForest, Wis.  The acquisition, which recognizes the need to appeal to the industry trends of large commercial herds, will combine Form-A-Feed, Inc.’s expertise in quality manufacturing and product development with ANC’s diverse team of independent consultants and nutrition programs.

The transaction closed on Jan., 9, 2014.  On this date, Agri-Nutrition Consulting, Inc. was dissolved, and a new company, Agri-Nutrition Consulting LLC was formed. 

“We are looking forward to the opportunity to bring more value to our customers through the sale.  Form-A-Feed also has the resources ANC needs to continue to expand to new markets and grow along with the trends of the industry,” explains Carol Chesemore, ANC’s Operations Manager.

Eric Nelson, Form-A-Feed, Inc., states, “I’m thrilled to begin working with ANC’s team on this new venture.  ANC has the right team members and ideas in place to really impact the livestock nutrition business, and I’m excited to work with them to develop even more new ideas and programs beneficial to ANC, Form-A-Feed, and our customers.”     

Form-A-Feed, Inc., a family-owned business founded by Buzz Nelson and sons in 1973. Form-A-Feed has served the livestock industry by bringing new and innovative products to the marketplace.  Currently Form-A-Feed markets products in 48 states and 29 foreign countries.

Agri-Nutrition Consulting is an animal nutrition consulting company that has grown since its inception by Robert Bailey in 1987, to encompass relationships with producers throughout the United States including Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Washington through the efforts of independent consultants. ANC strives to provide the best quality service to its customers through precise, customized rations and Go Beyond Nutrition management consulting.