March 27, 2015

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: A look back at Mallard

Mallard joined MaxYield Cooperative, then known as West Bend Elevator Company, in 1969. Acquired from the Federal North Iowa Grain Company, Mallard has a long history of facility upgrades and expansion. This photo shows the steel bins and wood house elevator that sits to … [Read More...]

It’s Grow Time: 5 Steps to Produce More Grasses and Forage

Successful forage production doesn’t just happen. If you want to produce higher-quality forage and more of it, planning is the key. “Don’t just do things the way you always have,” said Kody Trampel, a MaxYield agronomy specialist. “Raising better forage takes more management, … [Read More...]

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1933 – Farmers Industrial Union becomes Farmers Cooperative Company – Britt

Though its a bit hard to read, the board meeting notes shown here for three special meetings are significant in the history of our location in Britt. The first special meeting was held March 7, 1933 for the purpose of discussing the proposition of changing what was then known … [Read More...]

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Beef Meeting

You are invited to join us Monday, March 23 from 11:00am-Noon for MaxYield’s Beef Feed Meeting at the Garner Pizza Ranch. What: MaxYield Beef Feed Meeting When: Monday, March 23rd , 2015, 11:00am Where: Garner Pizza Ranch, Garner, IA Who: All current or potential beef … [Read More...]

Epsilon Sigma Phi Friend of Extension award is presented to MaxYield Cooperative. (Left to right) ESP President Andrea Nelson, ISU Extension and Outreach Regional Director Brian Whaley, Chad Meyer of MaxYield, and ISU Vice President for Extension and Outreach Cathann Kress.
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MaxYield awarded “Friends of Extension” award

AMES, Iowa -- The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s honor society, recognized three Friends of Extension during Epsilon Sigma Phi’s annual awards ceremony March 10 at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus. In addition, … [Read More...]

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Order Diesel NOW, Get It NOW, Pay LATER

Who has time to mess around ordering diesel fuel when it’s go time in the spring? If you order now, you can check one more thing off your to-do list and take advantage of our delayed diesel fuel payments. This deal is going on now through March 31 for farm diesel. This is the … [Read More...]

Redefining the Law of Averages

By Keith Heim, CEO Ever heard of Jim Rohn? Born into an Idaho farming family in 1930, Rohn developed a work ethic that launched his success as an entrepreneur, speaker, author, and trailblazer in the personal development industry. While Rohn had many famous quotes, one of … [Read More...]

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Fostoria…circa 1905

The Fostoria Cooperative Elevator was formed in 1905, 10 years prior to the founding of West Bend Elevator Company. Though the exact date of the photograph is not know, it is safe to assume it wasn't too far removed from the formative years of the company. In August of … [Read More...]