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07/29/2019

My name is Jared Sullivan, and this summer I have been an agronomy intern at the Grant, Nebraska location. Most days I find myself out in fields scouting for weeds and pests or pulling tissue samples for test results. The fields I have been watching are all part of the Yield Advantage program, so at…

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07/12/2019

As an Accounts Payable intern, most of my days are spent in the main office. Because the coop uses their own accounting system, there was a bit of a learning curve, but by week seven I can pretty much be self-sufficient with anything that needs to be done. For my first project, I spent about…

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07/10/2019

Right from the start, my time at Aurora Cooperative has been a learning experience. We spent the first week at headquarters going through training and learning about the company. People from each division talked about their role in the company and helped us get a feel for what Aurora Cooperative has to offer. Then, I…

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07/01/2019

This summer I am participating in an internship with Aurora Cooperative. My primary location is at the Corporate Office in the marketing communications department, but I have already had the chance to travel to many different locations and farms. Everyday throughout my internship has looked a little different, but one of my favorite experiences so…

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06/21/2019

My name is Thomas Schimmer and I am interning at the Grand Island and Central City Agronomy locations this summer. Coming into this internship I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was excited to get the opportunity to learn a lot while interning here at Aurora Cooperative. My focus will be with the agronomy…

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06/17/2019

As my internship at Aurora Cooperative kicked off this summer I was filled with excitement and anticipation for the upcoming months of learning and experience to come. As my week of orientation began I realized that Aurora Cooperative was going to be different from what I initially expected as I assumed my place would be…

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06/07/2019

Although it’s really only been about a week and a half here with Aurora Cooperative, I’m finding that there is already a ton that I’ve learned and seen. This summer I will be interning out of the York, Nebraska location working primarily as an agronomy intern, but will also gain some exposure on the sales…

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10/09/2018

The following information is communication from Allison Rivera, Executive Director of Government Affairs at National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in Washington, D.C. Since Congress did not pass an extension of the current Farm Bill when it expired at midnight on September 30th, some programs have expired and/or run out of funding. EQIP was funded through 2019…

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10/05/2018

Trade agreements have been made! President Trump has a trip to Iowa planned for next week to announce lifting the summer ban on E15. I just had to start this update with GOOD NEWS. There is not one person involved in agriculture that doesn’t understand the importance of exports bringing value to what we produce.…

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Dawn Caldwell

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