Akey has a history of over 50 years of aggressive growth
and is widely recognized as a leader in nutrition solutions.
Akey is deeply committed to assisting customers in
understanding and using nutritional technology to optimize
animal performance and lower the cost of production. Nutrition
services include diet formulation, feeding program
recommendations, product line development, employee training,
custom research and technology agreements.
Vigortone has been a provider
of livestock nutrition programs and products for over 100
years. In 1912, Dr. E.B. Fenton, a practicing veterinarian,
started selling “Vigortone” to eastern Iowa farmers. Dr.
Fenton had established a reputation with winning racehorses,
animals that demonstrated more “vigor” and muscle “tone”
than the competitors. Local farmers wanted him to mix vitamin
and mineral mixes for their livestock as he had for their
horses. In the 1920s, Dr. Fenton established his farmer-dealer
distribution system where a Vigortone farmer-dealer would sell
to a neighboring farmer. Today – as a nutrition company
selling mineral premixes, base mixes, supplements and custom
products – the business continues to flourish by
anticipating and adapting to advances in livestock nutrition
Sunglo has become a leader in
providing feeds for the rapidly growing livestock exhibition
market. A quick look at their website shows the level of
success their customers have experienced at fairs and
Headquartered in Harlan, Iowa, Progressive Nutrition is a
research-based company with unsurpassed commitment to quality.
Forage – whether hay or pasture – is the foundation of a
horse’s diet. Drawing on the largest, most complete
nutritional staff in the business, Progressive Nutrition
formulates its feeds to complement the type and quality of
forages horses consume, which makes it easier to feed the
correct amounts of each feed per day. Progressive Nutrition
works with horse owners to deliver the nutrition and health a
horse needs to meet its genetic potential. Owners have the
flexibility to precisely meet the individual requirements of
their horses, including enhanced muscle development, increased
stamina, optimal growth & development and peak
Provimi Canada, a leading farm premix producer in the
growing Quebec market and is located near Granby, east of
Montreal, in the heart of the main animal production area of
Quebec Province. Provimi Canada focuses on providing nutritional
solutions and premix to on-farm mixers, and sells to target regional feed producers in Quebec and Ontario.
Provimi Canada complements the products and services offered by
North American Nutrition and its subsidiaries in the United
States. North American Nutrition and Provimi’s global
research has had a positive impact on Provimi Canada's products and
ultimately, on their customers.