Now Accepting 2020-2021 Scholarship Applications

NEW Cooperative Foundation awards a minimum of five $2,000 one-year scholarships yearly to local students intending a career in agriculture while attending college full-time. An applicant should be a member of NEW Cooperative or the dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or full-time employee.

A student shall be a full-time student that has been accepted into an accredited 2 year college or a 4 year university. Applicants must be furthering their education by attending a two-year agricultural short course program at two-year college or a four-year university agricultural program may submit an application.

High school seniors as well as college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply. Recipients are chosen by an independent selection committee.

For more information visit: www.newcoop.com/scholarships/

Once again, the NEW Cooperative Foundation has shown their commitment to supporting our local 4-H youth. Recently, the foundation donated $41,265 to 136 area 4-H clubs totaling to be 2,751 individual 4-H members. The money is donated for half of each 4-H youth’s dues in NEW Cooperative’s trade territory, which includes Webster, Calhoun, Carroll, Greene, Franklin, Sac, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Hamilton, Kossuth, Cherokee, Crawford, Plymouth, Monona, Wright, and Woodbury counties.

NEW Cooperative takes great pride in supporting our area youth 4-H programs. We strongly feel that 4-H helps these youth build the foundation to become future leaders in our local communities. We are excited for them as they gain all of the valuable skills and knowledge the 4-H program offers.

 

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to 4,700 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

NEW Cooperative is pleased to announce the winners of the NEW Cooperative Agriculture Scholarship.

This year’s eight $2,000 scholarship winners are Calvin Carlson, son of Tom and Sara Carlson of Humboldt, Terra Heilman, daughter of John and Jana Heilman from Cushing, Andrew Klaassen, son of Dale and Julie Klaassen from Pomeroy, Cameron O’Connell, son of Eric and Jennifer O’Connell from Anthon, Kyle Poen, son of Kevin and Lynn Poen from Lake City, Benjamin Quade, son of Tim and Susan Quade from Manson, Bryce Rasmussen, son of James and Dawn Rasmussen from Goldfield, and Hunter Riedesel, son of Brian and Rhonda Riedesel from Churdan.

“These students are the future of our agriculture industry. We are proud to support them in their college journey and can’t wait to see what they accomplish in the future,” said NEW Cooperative General Manager, Dan Dix.

NEW Cooperative, Inc. a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa with their scholarship program, now on its 26th year of proudly supporting the college education of area students. In that time, more than 150 scholarships have been awarded. The $2,000 scholarship is to aid full-time students who are pursuing their college education in an agriculture program. The NEW Cooperative Foundation awards the scholarships to students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholastics and a strong desire to pursue a career in agriculture. Each year, students planning to enroll as a full time student in an agricultural college program at a Midwest college, and who are dependents of NEW Cooperative members or employees are eligible to apply to receive a scholarship. This includes graduating high school seniors, as well as college freshmen through juniors.

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,700 members through 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

Hornick, IA- While the floodwaters have begun to recede, the devastation created by the massive floodwaters that it created continues to be felt by the residents of Hornick. The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation of $10,000 to provide relief to the residents of Hornick.

“While NEW Cooperative employees and equipment, relief agencies, and many volunteers have worked countless hours to provide clean up, we know the effects of the flooding will be felt by the residents of Hornick for years to come. ” said Jared Ehrp, Region 5 Manager of NEW Cooperative. “By collaborating with CoBank and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation, we are able to provide direct assistance to the residents of Hornick. We are glad to help the communities where are members and employees live.”

Curt Crichton, Hornick Fire Department Chief stated, “We appreciate NEW Cooperative’s support throughout the flooding. The use of NEW’s equipment and employees during the height of the flooding and after for cleanup efforts was sure a big help.”

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 NEW Cooperative board members Nick Kerr, Dan Drenkhahn, along with Jared Ehrp, Region 5 manager and Gary Moritz, representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation, CoBank and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to members of the Hornick Fire Department in the total amount of $10,000.

 

Picture from L to R: Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, Dan Drenkhahn and Nick Kerr, NEW Cooperative Board members and Jared Ehrp, NEW Cooperative Region 5 Manager presenting the $10,000 donation to Curt Crichton, Hornick Volunteer Firefighters President and Matt Scheer and Ben Ronfeldt of the Hornick Fire Department.

 

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. and the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,700 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the city of Knierim for a shelter at the community park.

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Kerry Peterson, NEW Cooperative Board of Director, Rodney Brant, NEW Cooperative Region 3 Manager, and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative’s Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with Land O’Lakes Foundation presented checks to the city of Knierim in the total amount of $4,000.00.

The city of Knierim works to provide the needed facilities for residents and visitors of the community at the city park. The shelter will be beneficial to the community as it will create a place for families to hold gatherings and also provide a nice rest area for guest visiting the community.

Pictured L to R: Kerry Peterson, NEW Cooperative Board of Director, Rick Jud, Mayor of Knierim and NEW Cooperative Knierim Location Manager, Rodney Brant, NEW Cooperative Region 3 Manager, and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director.

 

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,700 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Bode Community Club to help with the funding of a mini-park for the Bode Community.

On Friday, March 15, 2019, Dyle Erickson, NEW Cooperative Board of Director, Nick Kellner, NEW Cooperative Bode Agronomy Sales Specialist, and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to the Bode Community Club in the total amount of $1,000.00.

The Bode Community Club works to identify any needs or improvements for the town of Bode that would better the community and encourage community gatherings. The mini-park will help beautify main street and provide a nice outdoor area for members of the community to gather, relax, and visit.

Pictured L to R: Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, Dyle Erickson, NEW Cooperative Board of Director, Geri Wheeler, Bode Community Club, and Nick Kellner, NEW Cooperative Bode Agronomy Sales Specialist.

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,700 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

 

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Duncombe Public Library. NEW Cooperative is proud to support our local libraries as they are dedicated to providing service to our Duncombe community.

On Friday, February 8, 2019, Daniel Schmauss NEW Cooperative Region 1 Manager, Steve Daniels, NEW Cooperative Duncombe Location Manager, and Don Campbell of NEW Cooperative representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation presented a check to the Duncombe Public Library in the total amount of $250.00

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,600 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

 

Picture from L to R: Eric Klien, Duncombe Public Library Board Member, Steve Daniels of NEW Cooperative, Arrin Lura, Duncombe Public Library, Dan Schmauss of NEW Cooperative, and Don Campbell of NEW Cooperative.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Duncombe Fire Department. NEW Cooperative is proud to support our local fire departments who are dedicated to providing their time and energy to serve our local communities.

On Friday, February 8, 2019, Daniel Schmauss NEW Cooperative Region 1 Manager, Steve Daniels, NEW Cooperative Duncombe Location Manager, and Don Campbell of NEW Cooperative representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation presented a check to members of the Duncombe Fire Department in the total amount of $500.00

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,600 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

 

Picture from L to R: Dan Schmauss of NEW Cooperative, Don Campbell of NEW Cooperative, Steve Daniels of NEW Cooperative, Tony Ashel of Duncombe Fire Department, Todd Bingham of Duncombe Fire Department, and Eric Klien of Duncombe Fire Department.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE NEW COOPERATIVE AG SCHOLARSHIP 2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

NEW Cooperative Foundation awards a minimum of five $2,000 one-year scholarships yearly to local students intending a career in agriculture while attending college full-time. An applicant should be a member of NEW Cooperative or the dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or a full-time employee.

A student who has been accepted to an accredited four-year agricultural program or a two-year transferable agricultural program may submit an application. High school seniors as well as college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply. Recipients are chosen by an independent selection committee.

For application visit:

http://www.newcoop.com/scholarships/

Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Ute Fire Department. The Ute Fire Department has purchased a 4×4 Quick Attack Fire Truck. This truck will allow them into areas that the big truck cannot access and respond quicker to grass and field fires quicker. The purchase of the truck will be a great service to the residents of Ute and the surrounding area and will allow the Ute Fire Department to continue to protect and enhance the safety of those they serve.

On Thursday, December 27, 2018, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, Holly Frerk, NEW Cooperative Communication Specialist, and Brady Goslar, NEW Cooperative Ute Location Manager, representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to members of the Ute Fire Department in the total amount of $5,000.

Picture from L to R: Gary Goslar, Ute Fire Chief, Holly Frerk, Communication Specialist, Brady Goslar, NEW Cooperative Ute Location Manager and member of Ute Fire department, Matt Leitz, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communication Director, Terry Rude, Lonnie Carlson, Josh Gotto, Robbie Gustin.

 

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