Bruce Mlsna (River Country Co-op, General Manager) presenting a $5,000 check on behalf of the CHS Seeds for Stewardship grant to Jessica Stuttgen (Athens Agricultural Teacher & FFA Advisor). These funds will support the project of updating the Athens school greenhouse! There will be new tables and siding after the updates are complete which will allow students to do more activities in the actual greenhouse.
Thank you to everyone who applied for our River Country Scholarship Fund, and best of luck in your future education!
Please stay tuned for updates and details for each of our recipients in the upcoming company newsletter this September.
River Country Co-op Scholarship Fund is offering $500 scholarships!
These scholarships are open to any River Country Co-op member or their children. Qualified applicants must be a high school senior, college student or non-traditional student in either a two or four year accredited college or University. Any area of study is accepted, but Agronomy-related is preferred.
For more information, please contact Lisa at the Chippewa main office: 715-723-2828.
Applications are DUE MARCH 1, 2020.
Matt Bendixen, a River Country feed mill manager in Owen, WI and his wife Maria, owner of Cowculations Consulting were able to travel to Zimbabwe with the help of the Farmer to Farmer program. While in Zimbabwe for over two weeks, they educated the villagers on livestock feed options, possible farming updates and also ideas for making more profit and smart decisions within their ability and resources.