Upcoming Cooperative Events

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Cooperative conferences, workshops and other events allow you to meet fellow professionals, learn about current research projects and explore ways to collaborate with others. Upcoming national or regional Cooperative events include:


February 12 – 14

National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

85th Annual Meeting

New Orleans, Louisiana


March 8-11

National Farmers Union

2014 NFU Convention

Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 30 - June 1

U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives

5th National Worker Cooperative Conference

Chicago, Illinois


June 9 – 11

National Council of Farmer Cooperatives Washington Conference

Washington, DC

November 4-5

NCERA-210 Research Committee on Cooperatives

Radisson Plaza Hotel

Minneapolis MN 

November 6-7

17th Annual Farmers Cooperative Conference

Radisson Plaza Hotel

Minneapolis MN


By Diane Huntrods, Iowa State University, rev December 2013.

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  • Rural Cooperatives magazine, Rural Development, Business and Cooperative Programs, USDA - This bimonthly magazine contains articles and news items relevant to agricultural and non-agricultural cooperatives. An archive provides access to past issues of the magazine from 1998 to 2011.
  • Directory of Farmer Cooperatives, Service Report 22, USDA Rural Development, October 2013 - This directory contains a list, by state, of almost 1,500 farmer-owned marketing, farm supply, service, fishery and bargaining cooperatives. The information includes the cooperative’s contact information, type of cooperative and products that they sell. An online directory is updated every month.


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