August 13, 2020

MaxYield Cooperative Intern Spotlight: Luke McKibben

While Luke McKibben grew up in Marshalltown, he was never far from agriculture. “My great-uncle farms near Marshalltown, and I liked riding in the combine when I was growing up,” said McKibben, 19, who will be a sophomore at Iowa State University (ISU) this fall. Not only did … [Read More...]

Agronomy Internship Helped Tyler Hoffman Clarify His Career Goals

When Tyler Hoffman completed his agronomy internship at MaxYield Cooperative in 2018, he gained clarity on two things. He knew he wanted to keep learning about agronomy, and he wanted to grow his career in Iowa. He has the opportunity to do both, now that he’s an agronomy … [Read More...]

BELMOND UPDATE: No Grain Delivery August 6-10, 2020.

BELMOND UPDATE: MaxYield’s Belmond location unable to accept grain August 6-10. Our Belmond grain facility will be unable to accept grain Thursday, August 6 through Monday, August 10. Due to construction, we will not have any power at the Belmond grain receiving … [Read More...]

MaxYield Director Election Update

This letter was sent to all Class A (voting) members of MaxYield Cooperative in early July. If you have an interest in seeking election to our board of directors, be sure to contact members of the nominating committee or Chad Meyer. Their contact information is listed below. … [Read More...]

MaxYield Facilitates Contribution to Emmet County UDMO

ESTHERVILLE – MaxYield Cooperative recently presented the Upper Des Moines Outreach (UDMO) in Emmet County, located in Estherville, with a contribution of $1500 from CoBank. The funds will be used to assist families in need in the county. Chad Meyer, client … [Read More...]

MaxYield Cooperative Intern Spotlight: Cayden Buysee

When colleges and universities closed earlier than normal this spring, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cayden Buysse didn’t wait around. He came a month early to start his MaxYield internship. It was a logical choice for this young farmer, whose motivation and work ethic are … [Read More...]

MaxYield Cooperative Intern Spotlight: Nick Hunt

Sometimes the best plans get blown apart. Just ask Nick Hunt, who was lined up to have an internship at an ag company this summer. Even when the COVID-19 pandemic started making headlines around spring break, Hunt’s future employer said their internship program was still … [Read More...]

MaxYield Cooperative Intern Spotlight: Zach Heikens

As a fourth-generation farmer from Lake Park, Zach Heikens, a 2020 MaxYield Agronomy intern is passionate about agriculture. “I’d like to stay in Iowa and run my family’s farm someday,” said Heikens, 20, who will be a junior at South Dakota State University (SDSU) this … [Read More...]