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Established in 1922, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association aids producers in the marketing, managing and financing of their agricultural businesses. Equity operates 14 auction markets and has collection points in Ettrick and Thorp, 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.


College & Technical College Scholarships
Equity Cooperative Livestock announces the 2018 scholarship program. We will award ten $1,000 scholarships to college students in each of the cooperative's 10 districts as well as two $750 scholarships specifically for students earning degrees from technical colleges or short courses.

Click here to see eligibility requirements. Candidates must meet these requirments and send in an official transcript and three letters of reference by November 27, 2017, to be considered. Award winners will be named in January 2018. Call 800-362-3989, ext 152 with any questions.

Click on "More" under scholarship form below to access and submit the scholarship application. 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 jschyvinck@equitycoop.com.

Scholarship Form

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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

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 Mailbag@equitycoop.com before sale day.

Buyer Application

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Over-the-Counter (OTC) Livestock Hedging Contracts
To protect producers from unfavorable changes in the cattle market, we offer Over-the-Counter (OTC) Livestock Hedging Contracts. Unlike exchange-traded futures contracts, Equity's OTC contracts are flexibly sized to meet an individual producer's needs with available contract size as small as 5,000 pounds. They also have no money down, no margin calls, and have reduced fees with a commitment to market through Equity. Want to know more? Click here to review the informational brochure or call James Schroeder at 1-800-362-3989, ext. 132.

Lamb Pool Schedule

2017 Lamb Pool Schedule - We look forward to working with you in 2017!



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Harvest to Benefit from Dry Thursday
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Weather Thursday will be warm and dry, making conditions for fieldwork beneficial for most crop areas. » More DTN Weather Commentary

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