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07/01/2021

My name is SARAH ADAM, and I am interning with the Prairie Valley team this summer. This fall, I will be a third year at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, where I major in plant biology and have a minor in agronomy. I plan to graduate in August of 2022. During the school year,…

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06/25/2021

My name is JAKE KUEHN and I am interning for the Prairie Valley team as well as for the Agronomy Sales team out of Minden, NE. This coming fall will be the start of my last year at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where I will be graduating with a degree in Agronomy and a minor in Agribusiness. Previously I had interned with…

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06/16/2021

My name is JACKSON STALNAKER, and I am an engineering intern at the ethanol plant this summer. I will be a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying chemical engineering. I plan to graduate in May of 2023.  In the four weeks I have been here so far, I have learned a ton about ethanol…

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06/11/2021

My name is DANIEL CANTU, and I am a marketing and communications intern here at the Aurora office. I am a senior at Concordia University in Seward, where I am studying business marketing and a member of the Bulldog football team. I will graduate this December of 2021. Although I have only been working for…

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06/10/2021

Meet KELLY HEITMANN. Kelly farms with his father Darrell near Belleville, Kansas and works closely with the Byron location. Kelly came back to farm full-time in 2012 when his grandfather passed away. He had been a project manager for a highway construction company, had 3 young daughters who were about to start school, and his…

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06/07/2021

My name is CADEN SCHUSTER, and I am interning with the Prairie Valley team this summer. Next fall I will be a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where I am majoring in Ag Econ with minors in agronomy and precision agriculture. Last summer I also had the chance to intern with the cooperative, just…

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04/30/2021

Pictured above: Chris, middle, with his wife, Sabrina, and daughter, Sawyer, and son, Hudson. The Aurora Cooperative Board of Directors held a special meeting on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021. A statement on behalf of the board of directors follows: “The board of directors has granted Chris Vincent, previously working as President & CEO of Aurora…

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03/26/2021

Pictured above: Cody Simonton, right, with his wife, Kristen, and son, Blaine. Meet CODY SIMONTON from Upland, NE. Cody owns and operates a true family operation of corn, soybeans, and 230 head of cattle. He got his start in farming as a kid growing up on the farm, and it’s the only lifestyle he has…

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03/26/2021

Pictured above: Steve Howley and his wife, Marilyn. Meet our owner spotlight from the Republic, Kansas location, STEVE HOWLEY. Steve grew up on a farming operation, went to school, and began a career at his local cooperative. In 1994 his father-in-law was looking to retire so the opportunity came available for him to take over…

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