OUR PEOPLE

We believe there is nothing more important than the partnership we share as farmer-owners. And we put our relationship at the forefront of everything we do, because without you — there is no us.

OUR PEOPLE

We believe there is nothing more important than the partnership we share as farmer-owners. And we put our relationship at the forefront of everything we do, because without you — there is no us.

“We aren’t just working at the cooperative — we believe there is no better way to make a living than through agriculture.”

We believe there is no better way to make a living than farming, which is why our employees are invested in agriculture. At Aurora Cooperative, we will continue to recruit local experts dedicated to the success of our farmer-owners and to the communities in which they live.

RECENT BLOG POSTS

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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01/07/2021

Pictured above, from left: Carl, Chad, Steve, Richard, and Scott Mercer. Meet STEVE MERCER. Steve is a 3rd generation farmer who farms just 3 miles from our Buda location in Kearney. Steve’s family has been working with Aurora Cooperative ever since they started farming in 1948. His grandparents initially purchased about 100 acres where they…

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