Clay County ISU Extension Awarded Funds from Alceco

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Clay County 4-H was recently awarded matching grants from Alceco, a farmer-owned cooperative, and the Land O’Lakes Foundation.

The organization was awarded a total of $500 which will be used toward the purchase of a new livestock retinal imager, to be used for livestock identification of animals going to the Iowa State Fair.   

Albert City Elevator, A Cooperative (Alceco), dates back to 1925. The original Farmers Elevator Company was created as a stock company in 1905 and reorganized as a cooperative 20 years later. Today, Alceco continues to thrive as the farmer-owned cooperative partner of Ag Partners, L.L.C. The Land O’ Lakes Foundation match program matches dollar-for-dollar the cash donation of member cooperatives. For more information on Alceco, visit



L-R: Beth Wischmeyer, Ag Partners communication specialist presents the check to Amy Forrette, County Associated Director for Youth Programming 


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