Take Steps to Manage Forage Quality to Support Dairy Cow Health and Production
Five tips to manage the risks of yeast and mold in dairy rations.

Target Noxious Weeds This Fall
Consider spraying your noxious weeds this fall.

Indiana Farmers Consider Cover Crops
After harvesting a wheat field six weeks ago, Indiana farmer Paul Russell planted sunflowers, sunnhemp, pearl millet, oilseed radishes, Austrian winter peas, oats, cowpeas, sorghum-sudangrass and Ethiopian cabbage in the field.

Mycogen Seeds Offers New Silage Corn Hybrids for 2015
Mycogen Seeds is announcing for the 2015 growing season 22 new BMR and TMF corn silage hybrids, many of which feature SmartStax® Refuge Advanced® trait technology.

Forage Superbowl has Record Number of Entries
469 forage samples are vying for their chance at over $22,000 in cash prizes

Balancing Rations: The Economics of Hay Quality
Hay should be analyzed for nutrient content.

Minimizing Storage Losses in Hay
Storage planning is necessary to help limit hay losses.

Fall Fertility in Cool Season Pastures
Consider applying nitrogen on fall pasture now rather than later.

Coming Soon: Non-stop Baling from Vermeer
Get ready to spend a lot less time in your hay fields. Last week Vermeer unveiled the first continuous round baler (CRB).

Cover Crops, Hail, and Nitrates
Many popular cover crops that also are used as forages can accumulate nitrates, including summer forages like sorghums.

About Us

In 1966, George Schmidt opened a small business called Shoppers Supply. Starting out as a small Fleet & Farm store operation in Spencer, Iowa it blossomed into a family owned, multi-store retailing business. In 1989, George’s son Jim took over the stores. Today, Shoppers Supply is operated by Jim and his son Tyler.

In December 2011, Shoppers Supply opened its first store outside of Iowa, expanding its family to Apache Junction, Arizona. Shoppers Supply is happy to announce it has opened a second store, which is the main headquarters, in Chandler, AZ. This store is located at the crossroads of Alma School and Queen Creek.

Shoppers Supply carries a large selection of merchandise at competitive prices including: automotive, clothing & footwear, hand & power tools, electrical, farm & ranch supplies, firearms (at select locations), feed, housewares, lawn & garden, pet supplies and plumbing.

Shoppers Supply prides itself on everyday low prices along with being the industry leader in product knowledge and customer service.