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Karen J. Spatz, "Agricultural Exports by Cooperatives", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 107, 1992.

David E. Cummins and Francis P. Yager, "Changes in Financial Profile of Cooperatives Handling Grain: First Handlers With $5 Million or More in Sales in 1985 and 1983", USDA Rural Development.

National Cooperative Month Planning Committee, "Cooperative Businesses in the United States: A 2005 Snapshot", October 2005.

Celestine C. Adams, "Cooperative Historical Statistics", USDA Rural Development, CIR 1 Section 26, 1998.

"Co-ops: Growing But Slowing", 1995 Retail Operations Survey of U.S. food cooperatives, from Cooperative Grocer, July/August 1996.

Ralph Richardson, USDA Rural Development, Farmer Cooperative Statistics, Annual Reports.







David Chesnick, "Financial Profile of Largest 100 Agricultural Cooperatives", United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Business - Cooperative Service, Research Report 193.

Michael D. Kane, "Financial Statistics of Largest Dairy Cooperatives, 1980-95", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 164, 1998.

Charles Kraenzle, "Full-Time Employees, Sales, Assets of Selected Farmer Cooperatives", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 129, 1994.

Karen J. Spatz, "Imports by Cooperatives, 1991", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 121, 1993.

Charles A. Kraenzle, Celestine C. Adams, Katherine C. DeVille, Jacqueline E. Penn and Ralph M. Richardson, "Lower commodity prices cause drop in co-op sales", Rural Development, September/October 2000.

K. Charles Ling and Carolyn Betts Liebrand, "Marketing Operations of Dairy Cooperatives" , USDA Rural Development, Research Report 133,1994.

"NCB Co-op 100: America's Top 100 Co-op Companies in 1997", Rural Development, May/June 1998.

Thomas W. Gray and Charles A. Kraenzle, "Problems and Issues Facing Farmer Cooperatives", United States Department of Agriculture, Research Report 192, September 2002.

John R. Dunn, "Cooperative Education Survey: Cooperatives' Version Summary of Findings", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 119, 1993.

Peter Goldsmith and Hamish Gow, "Strategic Positioning Under Agricultural Structural Change: A Critique of Long Jump Co-operative Ventures", American Agricultural Economics Association, 2001.

Bruce J. Reynolds, "Compensation for Farmer Cooperative Directors A Statistical Analysis", NCR-194 Research on Cooperatives Annual Meeting Presentation Paper, October 29, 2003.

Beverly L. Rotan, "Performance of Cooperatives Handling Farm Supplies, by Region", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 160, 1998.

"Retail Operations Survey Shows Co-op Growth, Challenges", Cooperative Grocer, July/August 1997.

"Retail Operations Survey Reports Growth, Earnings for Most Co-ops", Cooperative Grocer, July/August 1998.

Adrienne Bernardi and Kim Zeuli, "A Survey of New Cooperative Ventures Since 1994", September 1999.

"U.S. Cooperatives Extend Farmers' Reach Into Global Markets"

U.S. Agricultural Cooperatives -- 1994 & 1995 statistics

U.S. Agricultural Cooperatives -- 1996 statistics

USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service publications on history and statistics, with ordering information.

U.S. Rural Electric Cooperatives -- 1996 statistics

Brian M. Henehan and Neil H. Pelsue, "The Use of Discriminant Growth Analysis in Measuring Cooperative Growth Factors", Northeastern Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 15, No. 2, October 1986.