October 21, 2017

Hunting with Heroes Receives Airfare Contribution

Bernie Becker, co-founder of Hunting with Heroes, recently accepted a contribution totaling $2500 from MaxYield Cooperative. “Hunting with Heroes” provides a pheasant hunting weekend at the Becker farm near Lakota, IA to injured active-duty U.S. Marines from the Wounded … [Read More...]

MaxYield Cooperative Receives 2017 Top Workplaces Award

WEST BEND, IA, September 18, 2017 - MaxYield Cooperative has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by The Des Moines Register. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research … [Read More...]

MaxYield Continues Support for NC Iowa 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 several Iowa counties about the importance of agriculture. MaxYield’s Adam Suntken presented the … [Read More...]

MaxYield Cooperative Announces Fiscal 2017 Results

WEST BEND, IA, August 25, 2017 – MaxYield Cooperative® recently announced its fiscal results, for the year ending July 31, 2017. “The current economic environment in the ag industry began in early 2014 and has impacted the cooperative, our members and the industry as a whole. … [Read More...]

Spencer Shaw, agronomy/seed internship

Spencer Shaw was familiar with MaxYield since he grew up on a farm near Meservey, Iowa, however, he was still in for a surprise this summer. “While it’s a big company, it’s also a team,” said Shaw, 21, a 2014 graduate of Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School. “I like the family … [Read More...]

Jared Mullinix, soil sampling/crop scouting/feed mill intern

When you’re raised in one of America’s top 10 largest cities, your odds of being exposed to agriculture aren’t great—unless you attend James Madison High School in San Antonio, Texas. “Although my high school is in the middle of a city with 1.6 million people, we had barns, … [Read More...]

Drake Frideres, agronomy sales intern

Although Drake Frideres grew up just one state away from Iowa, the fields and farms of northwest Iowa feel like a whole different world from his hometown of Onalaska, Wisconsin, north of LaCrosse. “The farming between here and there is so different,” said Frideres, 21, a … [Read More...]

Costas Hatzipavlides, soil sampling/crop scouting intern

When Costas Hatzipavlides was growing up in Pennsylvania, two diverse worlds influenced his life—agriculture and wrestling. “I always liked being outside,” said Hatzipavlides, 19, who worked on corn, soybean and cattle farms near his home in West Chester, Pennsylvania, which … [Read More...]