Farmers Cooperative, has donated $2,500 to the Nebraska FFA Foundation to directly support local FFA programming needs.
The Auburn FFA Chapter has received $250 to be used towards their sustainable agriculture for the future project. They will purchase composting worms and a watering system for their garden towers.
The Fillmore Central FFA Chapter has received $500 to be used for the greenhouse.
The Heartland FFA Chapter has received $250 to be used to purchase a grow tower.
The Lewiston FFA Chapter has received $500 to be used for the closed loop aquaculture system.
The McCool Junction FFA Chapter has received $250 to be used to purchase a barn camera to be able to watch the animals from the classroom, such as; when animals are giving birth, watch their nocturnal animals and study animal behavior.
The Career Academy FFA Chapter has received $250 to be used towards promoting agriculture through time lapsed photos.
The Tri-County FFA Chapter has received $500 to be used for a rotary laser surveying level kit.
“We are happy to donate to these programs. The Farmers Cooperative knows that these young people represent our future customers, and employees, as well as our future community leaders. For these reasons, we believe that it important to support our local FFA chapters and the work that they do.” Our slogan is “Investing in Our Owners’ Success! And the Farmers Cooperative believes that investing in our agricultural youth today will insure our future success tomorrow. We are proud and happy to donate to the Nebraska FFA Foundation and support local FFA” says Ron Velder, Farmers Cooperative General Manager.