Welcome

Established in 1922, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association aids producers in the marketing, managing and financing of their agricultural businesses. Equity operates 13 auction markets and has collection points in Ettrick, Wisconsin, and Menominee, Michigan, and has a hog and cattle marketing center in Arlington, Wisconsin. Please take some time to explore the many facets of our cooperative.


Upcoming Events
World Beef Expo
September 27-29
Milwaukee, WI

World Dairy Expo
October 1-5
Madison, WI

College & Technical College Scholarships
Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association announces its 2020 scholarship program. The cooperative will award $11,500 in total scholarships (one $1,000 scholarship recipient slected in each of the 10 districts), as well as two $750 scholarships for students earning degrees from tehcnical colleges or short courses.

Click here to see eligibility requiremments. Candidates must meet these requirements and send in an official transcript and three letters of reference by Monday, December 2, 2019. Award winners will be named in January 2020, after being selected from an outside source. Call Janice at (800) 362-3989, ext. 152 with any questions or concerns. 

Click on "More" under Scholarship Form listed below to access and submit. Print a copy for yourself, as there is no way of saving the completed document to your computer. Once submitted and authorized, you will receive a confirmation email from http://jschyvinck@equitycoop.com

Scholarship Form

Thanksgiving Schedule
All markets will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. All markets with sales on Wednesday before the holiday will continue to take place, although no calves will be accepted.

Equity's Lomira market will be open on Friday, November 29.

Holiday Sales Schedule
All markets will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We will resume all scheduled sales on Thursday, December 26.

All scheduled sales will operate on New Year's Eve, although no calves will be accepted. 

All markets closed on New Year's Day.

New BQA Requirements
NOTICE >>> One of our largest buyers effective January 1, 2019, and another one beginning on January 1, 2020, will only purchase cattle from suppliers who have been certified in a BQA (Beef Quality Assurance) or FARM program. This requirement is to be implemented in all markets (including non-Equity markets) and all private treaty transactions.
 
The result of this requirement on our members is such that they must be certified in order to have buyers representing these two packers bid on their cattle. We will be required to announce seller certification to receive bids from these two entities.
 
BQA certification can be achieved by logging in on the BQA website at http://www.bqa.org and signing up for one of the free courses which best fit your particular operation. These courses are based on industry accepted practices that a vast majority of producers currently employ.
 
Upon gaining certification, please provide your name and the name of any entity you sell under, as well as your address, phone number, certification number and expiration date to us at Equity, so we can make the proper announcement at the time of sale. You may contact your local Equity auction market, Equity field representative, Equity’s home office (800-362-3989), or email us at BQA@equitycoop.com. Thank you for your prompt attention.   

BQA/FARM Information Sheet

Buyer Application Form
If you are a new buyer, registration to purchase at our markets is required and for your convenience, a Buyer Application Form is located below which can be faxed to 608-356-0117 or emailed to jking@equitycoop.com before sale day.

Buyer Application

Sheep

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association is committed to providing marketing for sheep and goats throughout our market facilities. Our 2019 sheep and goat sale schedule is listed below by market location, along with times of sales.

Barron  - every 3rd Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.

Johnson Creek  - every Monday at 11:30 a.m.

Lomira  - last Saturday of the month at 8 a.m.

Marion  - 1st Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. & every Monday evening at 5:30 p.m.

Monroe  - every 3rd Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.

Richland Center  - every Monday at 11 a.m.
Sparta - 1st and 3rd Monday at 12 p.m.

Stratford  - every Wednesday at 11 a.m. and every 2nd Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m.


Schedules are subject to change due to Holidays, so please contact your local market with any questions or concerns you may have.

 

If you need help in arranging trucking to any of these locations, please contact us at 800-362-3989, ext. 131 or 133. We thank producers for their continued support and look forward to continuing to work with them for their sheep and goat marketing needs in 2019 and beyond.


eNews Sign-up

InFocus Genetics Program
We are excited to have teamed up with ABS to provide an opportunity for dairy producers to improve the marketability of feeder calves through the InFocus genetics program. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of our program, please click here for the brochure. Call (800) 362-3989, ext. 131 with any questions.

Cooperatives

A business that is owned and run jointly by its members, who share the profits or benefits. Here are the seven cooperative principles:

  • Voluntary and open membership
  • Democratic member control
  • Member economic participation
  • Autonomy and independence
  • Education, training and information
  • Cooperation among cooperatives
  • Concern for the community

Suggestion Box

Let us know how we are doing. Please send us your comments about what we can add/modify to enhance your experience with our web site.


Your email (optional):



Please enter the text in the box.
   


DTN Livestock News
DTN Cattle Prices/Trends 09/16 08:00
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock 09/16 06:19
DTN Midday Livestock Comments 09/13 12:01
DTN Closing Livestock Comment 09/13 15:29
CME Feeder Cattle Index 09/13
Weekly Beef Export Sales 09/12 07:40
DTN Livestock Stats at a Glance
DTN Hog Prices/Trends 09/16 08:15
Family Business Matters 08/30 07:26

DTN Ag Headline News
USDA Reports Review
EPA Ends 2015 WOTUS Rule
Stand Strong - 5
Stand Strong - 4
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cooperative Relies on RFS Waivers
Stand Strong - 3
Rethinking Seed Treatments
Cargill Faces Fire Over Amazon

Local Conditions
Baraboo, WI
Chg Zip Code: 
Temp: 65oF Feels Like: 65oF
Humid: 90% Dew Pt: 62oF
Barom: 30.1 Wind Dir: S
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 0 mph
Sunrise: 6:39 Sunset: 7:08
As reported at BARABOO, WI at 9:00 AM
 
Local Radar
Baraboo, WI
Radar
 
Local Forecast
Baraboo, WI

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday
High: 79°F
Low: 59°F
Precip: 0%
High: 83°F
Low: 57°F
Precip: 0%
High: 77°F
Low: 60°F
Precip: 40%
High: 77°F
Low: 63°F
Precip: 40%
High: 79°F
Low: 63°F
Precip: 33%
View complete Local Weather
 
DTN Weather Summary
Dry, Warm Monday in Primary Crop Areas
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Dry conditions dominated the primary crop areas Friday afternoon. Temperatures ranged from the low 50s in northern Minnesota to the mid-90s in the Ohio Valley, Delta, Gulf Coast and Southeast. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 6:02AM Mon Sep 16, 2019 CDT

5-day Forecast for Baraboo, WI
Change Zip Code: 
Date Mon
9/16
Tue
9/17
Wed
9/18
Thu
9/19
Fri
9/20
Weather
Condition
Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Thunder Storms Thunder Storms Thunder Storms
Weather Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Thunder Storms Thunder Storms Thunder Storms
Temp
L/H (°F)
59/79 57/83 60/77 63/77 63/79
Feels
Like

L/H (°F)
59/79 57/84 60/78 63/78 63/80
Dew Point
(°F)
62 60 62 65 65
Humidity
(%)
72 69 80 82 79
Wind
Speed

(mph)
2 6 7 5 8
Precip
(%)
- - 40 40 33
Precip
Amt
(in.)
None None Rain
0.02
Rain
0.31
Rain
0.11
Evap
(in./day)
0.12 0.16 0.1 0.09 0.12
View complete Local Weather

 
Copyright DTN. All rights reserved. Disclaimer.
Powered By DTN