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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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06/19/2018

This year I kicked off my summer with an agronomy internship with Aurora Cooperative. The first week of my internship I spent my time at the corporate office headquarters located in Aurora. There I met with seven other interns going through the internship training program. Throughout the program they explained to us the essentials of…

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06/08/2018

As year two being an intern at Aurora Cooperative kicks off, the excitement and learning experiences sure didn’t come in at a slow start. After a week of filling our brains to full capacity with all things Aurora Coop, we jumped in to the real work with one of the most predominate events of the…

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04/24/2018

A tremendous amount of time and effort was expended on behalf of cooperative owners leading up to the passage of the omnibus budget, which was signed into law by the President on March 23. Section 199 was a significant benefit to Aurora Cooperative farmer-owners; a total of $40M of Section 199 deduction was passed through…

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Dawn Caldwell

04/10/2018

I grew up in the small town of Trumbull, Nebraska with strong farming values. My family has lived in Trumbull all of their lives. I learned many small town values that aren’t so common in bigger cities. I believe that farming is truly the backbone of rural Nebraska. I have been a Fuel Delivery Driver…

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