March 1, 2021

Harry Bormann Retires from MaxYield Cooperative

Harry Bormann, grain team leader based at MaxYield Cooperative’s West Bend corporate office, was recognized on December 19,2018 with a retirement coffee, honoring his 22 years of leadership at the local cooperative. His last day at MaxYield will be December 28. Ben Buie, who was announced as MaxYield’s next grain team leader in August, will replace Bormann.   

Bormann began his career at the Cylinder Co-op in 1974, promoted to general manager there at the age of 28 in 1982. After spending 22 years at Cylinder, he became MaxYield’s grain team leader in 1996.

During retirement, Bormann looks forward to spending more time with his family and grandchildren, in addition to hunting, fishing, and golfing.  

About MaxYield 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 and

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