January 25, 2021

Marissa Eekhoff Earns Ag Scholarship from MaxYield Cooperative

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

She is the daughter of Ryan and Lori Eekhoff of Britt. Eekhoff will be a 2020 graduate of West Hancock High School and plans to attend Iowa State University in Ames, IA 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.

MaxYield Cooperative is a local farmer-owned cooperative serving members and clients in Iowa, and southern Minnesota. Founded in 1915, MaxYield 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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