September 17, 2014

Left to right: Roman Fahnlander, Blake Wilson, Sydney Kalkman, Aaron Montag, Tory Schmidt.

Excellence Attracts Opportunities: Students Make the Most of Their Summer Work Experience

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting a tomato in a fruit salad. Humorous, yet practical, right? Practical, real-world wisdom is a key benefit for the talented students who gain summer work experience at MaxYield Cooperative. This creates a … [Read More...]

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MaxYield Supports Ag in the Classroom

MaxYield Cooperative recently presented a check to North Central Iowa Ag in the Classroom in the amount of $500. North Central Iowa Ag in the Classroom educates children in seven Iowa counties about the importance of agriculture. MaxYield’s Adam Suntken presented the … [Read More...]

Kristin O'Connell, Dakota Kraninger, Brandi Goodman

MaxYield Helps Iowa Lakes Students Discover Variety of Ag Careers

In agriculture, nothing beats real-world experience. That’s why MaxYield Cooperative offers many on-the-job training opportunities for Iowa Lakes Community College students each year. This summer, we were pleased to welcome Brandi Goodman of Whittemore, Dakota Kraninger of … [Read More...]

Preserving the Land

By:  LAURA BIRD MESERVEY | When Wayne Koehler, Meservery, first started farming in 1970 farmers would plow the land multiple time without realizing how much top soil they were losing. Today, Koehler and wife Val are doing everything they can to be … [Read More...]

Clay County IA SPIN

Inspiration for a Lifetime: 4-H Takes a New SPIN on Learning in Clay County

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” From filmmaking to veterinary medicine, volunteers are putting this philosophy into motion by mentoring local 4-Hers through Clay County Extension’s innovative SPIN program. “We want to show 4-H’ers the … [Read More...]

MaxYield Helps Offset 4-H Membership Dues

Clay County is among the seven Iowa counties where MaxYield Cooperative donates $10 per 4-H member each year to decrease the cost of 4-H membership. “4-H is one of the cornerstones in developing youth, and it provides an excellent foundation to build strong families,” said … [Read More...]

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FOR SALE: Ayrshire Grain Facility

Aryshire facility sale bill - PDF Ayrshire Sealed Bid Form - PDF LOCAL ADDRESS: 1307 Francis Street, Ayrshire, Iowa Real Estate includes 5 steel bins 50,000 bushels each, flat grain storage 50,000 bushels (300,000 bushels total storage), 2 grain receiving pits, 1 grain … [Read More...]

RYAN MAYLAND – Advanced Sales Intern

Ryan Mayland had such a positive experience as a MaxYield agronomy and seed intern in 2013 that he wanted to come back this summer and dig deeper into agronomy sales. “I liked MaxYield and the people I worked with last year,” said Mayland, 22, an agricultural studies major … [Read More...]