February 27, 2021

Ben Hargens Earns Ag Scholarship from MaxYield Cooperative

MaxYield Cooperative announced today that Ben Hargens is a recipient of the cooperative’s $1000 Ag Scholarship.

He is the son of John and Karen Hargens of Greenville, IA. Hargens will graduate from Sioux Central High School and plans to attend South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD, majoring in Animal Science.

MaxYield Cooperative annually makes scholarships available to graduating high school seniors and college students pursuing degrees in agriculture. Students completed applications forms answering questions about their career goals and why cooperatives are important to agriculture. They also submitted essays titled “Why I selected agriculture as my career.”

Six $1000 scholarships were awarded by the cooperative in 2019.

MaxYield Cooperative is a local farmer-owned cooperative serving members and clients in Iowa, and southern Minnesota. Founded in 1915, MaxYield Cooperative is headquartered in West Bend, Iowa. More information about the cooperative can be found online at www.MaxYieldCooperative.com and www.FromTheField.com.

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