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Who We Are

DFS Oskaloosa, LLC is a full-service custom feed mill and grain elevator located in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  We have a long history in Oskaloosa and surrounding communities that continues to expand, dating back over 100 years.   Starting in 1916 as White-Wake Feed Mill, transitioning to JH Wake Feed Mill, and growing through the 1900's to include many local feed stores in the area and expanding grain operations.  In 1965, Wake's built our first concrete slipform silo, beginning what was long known as Quad County Grain, Inc southeast of Oskaloosa.  This facility grew further in later from 1968 through the 2000's under Wake's ownership.   This growth included additional grain storage throughout the years, and the addition of a Younglove Slipform feed mill in 1997, operated as Nutri-Tech Feeds, LLC.

In 2012, after a rich history of serving the agriculture industry in the region, the Wake family retired from the business, and DFS Inc. acquired the operations of Quad County Grain, Inc. and Nutri-Tech Feeds, LLC.  At that time, the Oskaloosa facility was renamed to DFS Oskaloosa, LLC.  Shortly after the DFS transition, DFS Oskaloosa, LLC added a second pelleting line and expanded its reach with new customers, greater capability, and a lead with a strong team poised for a greater reach in the area.  The DFS Inc. ownership brought with it an advancement not only in physical capabilities, but feed safety enhancements, obtaining an ISO-22000 certification for the DFS Oskaloosa facility.

In 2018, DFS Inc. ownership announced retirement, inviting the acquisition from Easy Bio, Inc. (now Easy Holdings Ltd.) to DFS Oskaloosa.  The Easy Holdings family of businesses welcomed DFS Oskaloosa, LLC into their portfolio in December of 2018, adding nutritional expertise, ambitious growth plans, and worldwide feed knowledge to the group.  The DFS Oskaloosa facility adds over 300,000 tons of feed production to Easy Holdings’ feed production, bringing total company feed tonnage to over 2 million tons per year.  DFS operates 5 to 6 days a week, 24 hours a day, manufacturing complete meal and pelleted feed for swine and poultry.  DFS operates its own quality testing lab, and monitors quality to best-in-class performance for livestock producers.

Expansion Continues! We have grown significantly in 2020 with the addition of new state-of-the art grain unloading and handling facilities designed to speed up grain producer's unloading time on site, providing continued efficiencies in the harvest and grain delivery process.  As we continue to make changes, we embrace continuous improvement in all that we do.  If you are interested in how we can help your ag production operation, please give us a call, or stop by, we are happy to help and thankful to be a part of Iowa's agribusiness solution!

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Our History

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1916

1916

Founded White Wake Feed Mill

DFS Feed in 1916
1918

1918

Became JH Wake Feed Mill

JH Wake Feed Mill
1965

1965

First concrete grain storage built as Quad County Grain Inc. and Crop Service

Quad County Grain Inc. And Crop Service Logo
1971

1971

Added Steel Corn Storage

Corn Dome 1971
1977

1977

Concrete Bean Elevator Built

Concrete Bean Escaltor 1977
1981

1981

Bean Storage Addition (Bean Flat)

Bean Storage 1981
1984

1984

Smith-Wake Investments Founded

Smith Wake Investments Logo
1997

1997

Feed Mill Built Nutri-Tech Feeds, LLC Formed

Nutritech 1997
2012

2012

DFS Inc. Acquires Nutri-Tech Feeds and Quad Cities Grain - DFS Oskaloosa, LLC is Formed

Oskaloosa plant in 2012
2013

2013

DFS Oskaloosa Adds Second CPM Pellet Line

DFS Oskaloosa plant at sunset
2018

2018

Easy Bio, Inc. acquired DFS Oskaloosa, LLC

Easy Bio Logo
2020

2020

DFS Oskaloosa adds new grain dryer and 30,000 bushel per hour dump pit

DFS Plant in the winter