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.

Upcoming Events
Driftless Region Beef Conference
January 25-26, 2018
Dubuque, IA

Wisconsin Corn-Soy Expo
February 1-2, 2018
Wisconsin Dells, WI

Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association
February 9-10, 2018
Wisconsin Dells, WI

UW-Extension Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference
March 20-21, 2018
Green Bay, WI

Lamb Pool Schedule

2018 Lamb Pool Schedule - We look forward to working with you in 2018!

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.

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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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

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