WEST BEND, IOWA, April 9, 2021 – MaxYield Cooperative’s board of directors recently announced that the merger proposal between MaxYield and NEW Cooperative, Inc., headquartered in Fort Dodge, IA, will proceed to a member vote in June. Howard Haas, chairman of MaxYield’s board, said that directors of MaxYield and NEW Co-op met individually at the…

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Recently, MaxYield’s voting members were mailed an update regarding merger discussions between MaxYield and NEW Co-op, Inc. Boards of both cooperative’s have approved moving forward with the merger proposal… April 8, 2021 Dear MaxYield Cooperative Voting Members: This letter is to inform you of the continued efforts to explore the possibility of our cooperative unifying…

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Doug Evans might have IH as his blood type. He grew up around International tractors, and when his dad worked for the dealership in Estherville it became his favorite spot to hangout. When he heard about this 1971 IH 1456 with Wheatland Front Wheel Assist, he knew it needed to find a permanent home in…

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MaxYield Cooperative based in West Bend, Iowa has announced the recipients of their 2021 $1000 Ag Scholarships. The scholarship program is available annually 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…

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Chad Besch, Energy Team Leader at MaxYield Cooperative, was recently elected to serve on the FUELIowa board. FUELIowa represents Iowa’s fuel industry by advocating for innovative and quality fuel options, consumer and environmental protection and fairness in the marketplace. Besch graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Studies. After a short stint…

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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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BRITT, IA – The Britt Fire Department accepted a donation from MaxYield Cooperative, based in West Bend, totaling $400 on February 19. Presented by Sara Anderson, MaxYield’s Britt Location Leader, to members of the department, the funds will be used to maintain and improve the resources of the fire and rescue organization. “MaxYield prioritizes supporting…

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WEST BEND, IOWA, March 5 – The boards of directors of MaxYield Cooperative, based in West Bend, IA and NEW Cooperative, headquartered in Fort Dodge, IA, recently announced that they have entered into a unification study between the two cooperatives. Keith Heim, MaxYield CEO, explains how the decision to study the unification of the two…

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Some people have a natural ability to pick out the rarities among everyday life. Gene Rosenberg of Spirit Lake, Iowa has that ability, and this 1946 Oliver 900 Industrial tractor is proof. Originally purchased by the Iowa Department of Transportation for snow removal, a nearby farmer later bought it from the DOT and utilized it…

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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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