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Grain

07/11/2022

Market Recap The end of June brought us the stocks and acreage report.  We didn’t see any wild limit moves as we have in years past, however, we still saw notable changes in our acres and stocks.  Bean acres coming down over 2.5 million acres and both corn and bean stocks growing from last year…

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05/10/2022

Market Recap Corn and beans have had a decent pull back over the last 7 days, with funds being sellers. Funds are sellers due to weather, China lockdowns, and global recession. US corn planting progress came in at 22% complete, down from 64% last year and 50% on a 5-year average. Beans came in this…

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11/02/2020

The October Employee Highlight is CRAIG BEGUIN, grain superintendent at our Lincoln facility. Before working at Aurora Cooperative, what was the most interesting or unusual job you’ve ever had? General Manager at Livestock Nutrition in Oklahoma What do you like about Aurora Cooperative? When Aurora Cooperative first came into the facility, they updated our entire…

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11/02/2020

The September Employee Highlight is STEPHANIE McCUTCHEON, office manager and scale operator at the Sedan Terminal. Before working at Aurora Cooperative, what was the most interesting or unusual job you’ve ever had? Before working at the cooperative, my most interesting job would have been that I was a painter for 3 years. What do you…

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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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09/11/2017

I have always been a farm girl at heart. I spent the earlier part of my childhood on a farm south of Ruskin, and then moved to a farm north of Nelson when I was 9. Our family farm was very diversified and consisted of beef, swine and row crops as part of the operation.…

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08/29/2017

I spent the earlier part of my childhood in Kearney, but when I was 12 we moved to the small town of Ericson, Nebraska. My 5 siblings and I were very close knit. We did what any normal farm kid did growing up – showed cattle at the county fair and hunted whenever we had…

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08/18/2017

I grew up on a family farm south of Lawrence where my parents still raise corn, wheat, and cattle. I spent my childhood helping with harvest, planting, fixing fence, and working cattle. I attended Lawrence/Nelson High School where I was involved in FFA, football, basketball, and baseball. My wife, Jaycee, and I live in Nelson…

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07/13/2017

I grew up in the small town of Soldier, Kansas where we lived close to my grandparents who were dairy farmers. My childhood was cluttered with activities such as music, church, horses, sports and spending time on my grandparent’s farm. One of my favorite childhood memories was spending time in the gym playing basketball with…

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