Articles

08/01/2018

Have you ever had such a bad hail storm that it totaled your crop? On June 30, a large storm ripped through Nebraska, hitting close to the area I did my summer internship. I did my internship out of the Keene location but visited the Loomis area after the storm came through to evaluate the…

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07/12/2018

I have been doing business with Dale Bittner in Norfolk for the past 20 years. I believe my relationship with Dale is a very good and positive one. I know I can call him up to get things done in a timely manner. The first few years I farmed we didn’t get to involved with…

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07/11/2018

his summer I am doing the majority of my internship at the Minden location, but I also spend time once a week down at our Franklin location. One of the best things about this internship is that every day is different. There are never two days that are the same, largely due to weather circumstances…

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07/06/2018

I started loading spray planes when I was 12 years old. My parents had our family business until we sold it to Aurora Cooperative. I started working here as a young kid doing every job possible and now things come naturally to me. I have been working with the same group of people for many…

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07/05/2018

We have been working with Aurora Cooperative for as long as I can remember and within the Yield Advantage program for a while now. We have been pretty happy with the way everything has gone in our partnership. We work alongside Aurora Cooperative all growing season, so when they began doing aerial out of Aurora,…

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07/02/2018

For the summer my primary location is at the Corporate office in Aurora. I spend my days helping out in the marketing department wherever needed. From getting everything prepared to put on a great event, to making phone calls, to writing up stories about our customers and employees, to preparing promotional items from the marketing…

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06/29/2018

Farm Bill is Chugging Along With the House VERY narrowly passing their version of the 2018 Farm Bill with a 213-211 outcome, now it’s on to the Senate to keep the ball rolling. The work requirements for SNAP outlined in the House version are not mirrored in what moved out of the Senate Ag Committee.…

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Dawn Caldwell

06/26/2018

This summer is off to a fast and exciting start as I began my internship at Aurora Cooperative. I kicked off my internship at the corporate office in Aurora, and there I met some great people who run the company at a very high level, along with other interns who I would be joining during…

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06/25/2018

Traudt Aerial started doing our aerial service for us when we started farming and when Aurora Cooperative bought them, we just continued on. We have built great relationships with the employees and pilots. We have found that they are very reliable and get things done in a timely manner. We have known Doug, James and…

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