January 20, 2021

Brielle Smeby Earns Ag Scholarship from MaxYield Cooperative

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

She is the daughter of Todd and Tracy Smeby of Klemme, IA. Smeby is a graduate of Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School and attends Iowa State University in Ames, IA, majoring in Animal Science and Ag Business. Smeby is now a two-time recipient of MaxYield’s scholarship award.

MaxYield Cooperative annually makes scholarships available to graduating high school seniors and college students pursuing degrees in agriculture. Students completed applications 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.

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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