SPENCER, IA, February 8 – MaxYield Cooperative recently made a contribution of $1000 to the Northwest Iowa Public Safety Training Center (NWIPSTC), located in Spencer, IA. The check, presented to Terry Peterson and John Conyn on February 8, will assist the organization in purchasing a 40-foot-high cube-style container to store gear and equipment. Nicole Anderson,…

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For nearly a century, The National FFA Organization has been helping students learn premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. For the Okoboji FFA Chapter in Milford, Iowa, tractors like this 1944 Case SC help members apply those skills and abilities that they’ve learned through the Ag Ed program. The tractor was…

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Recently it was announced that the board of directors of NEW Co-op, headquartered in Fort Dodge, IA, reached out to MaxYield’s board about conducting a study to evaluate what a combined effort of the co-ops might look like. The MaxYield board of directors unanimously  agreed to move forward with a unification study. The letter below…

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Spring is the ideal time for the most accurate sampling of your farm’s soil conditions, with the Grid Soil Sampling program from MaxYield Cooperative’s SciMax Solutions. Using GPS technology, a SciMax Solutions professional gathers soil samples in 1.6 and 2.5 acre grids. Soil samples are taken to our own certified lab for analysis. Your custom recommendation allows…

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WEST BEND, IOWA, January 6 – MaxYield Cooperative recently made a contribution of $1000 to the Kossuth Saddle Club. The check, presented to club president James Rotert and his daughter Kara on January 6th, will assist the club in purchasing a used tractor and new arena rake. The new equipment will be used to maintain…

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SPENCER, IA – MaxYield Cooperative recently contributed $1520 towards the membership dues for Clay County 4-H members. The check was presented to Isabel Dehrkoop, Clay County Youth Program Coordinator, and other ISU Extension and Outreach staff on December 16th. The funds will pay $10 of the $35 state dues for 4-H members in the county.…

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If you’re like many growers in our area, you’re planting earlier in the spring. That often means planting in cold, wet soil. Is your seed up to the challenge? “When you consider your seed investment, you want the confidence to know that a certain lot number will perform well in cold, wet conditions,” said Brad…

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It’s no secret that using herbicides with the right active ingredients (AI) can help protect your crop from yield-robbing weeds. But that’s only part of the equation. Did you know the adjuvants you mix with a herbicide can be just as important as the AIs? “Adjuvants are a key to managing a variety of weed-control…

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WEST BEND, IA – MaxYield Cooperative’s board of directors announced today that Keith Heim, who has led the cooperative as CEO since 2007, plans to retire on July 1, 2021. The board also announced they have retained the services of Hedlin Ag Services located in Ankeny, IA to lead the search for MaxYield’s next CEO.…

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