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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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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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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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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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


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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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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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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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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