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Cooperative Exports and Foreign Markets

World Trade Organization and Agriculture From FAS. Includes Index to Listening Sessions

WTO Listening Session Memphis, Tennessee June 16, 1999 Speaker: Monty Bohanon Riceland Foods.

WTO Listening Session Austin, Texas July 8, 1999 Speaker: J.B. Cooper Farmland Industries.

WTO Listening Session Des Moines, Iowa July 12, 1999 Speaker: Jim Carroll Dairy Farmers of America.

WTO Listening Session Austin, Texas July 8, 1999 Speaker: Dennis DeLaugher U.S. Rice Producers.

WTO Listening Session Des Moines, Iowa July 12, 1999 Speaker: Steve Erdmann Farmland Industries.

WTO Listening Session Burlington, Vermont July 19, 1999 Speaker: Howard Howrigan St. Albans Creamery.

WTO Listening Session Winterhaven, Florida June 4, 1999 Speaker: Richard Joyner Farm Credit of Central Florida.

WTO Listening Session Memphis, Tennessee June 16, 1999 Speaker: Gary C. Martin Farmland Industries.

WTO Listening Session Kearney, Nebraska June 29, 1999 Speaker: Peter Mishek Ag Processing, Inc.

WTO Listening Session Austin, Texas July 8, 1999 Speaker: Jack Nelson Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers.

WTO Listening Session Burlington, Vermont July 19, 1999 Speaker: Bill Paine Green Mountain Dairy Farmers Cooperative Federation.

WTO Listening Session Sacramento, California June 29, 1999 Speaker: Bill Quarles Sunkist Growers.

WTO Listening Session Sacramento, California June 29, 1999 Speaker: Michael Rue USA Rice Federation.

WTO Listening Session Winterhaven, Florida June 4, 1999 Speaker: Martin Stevens Golden Gem Growers.

WTO Listening Session Memphis, Tennessee June 16, 1999 Speaker: Jack Theriot Louisianna Farm Bureau Federation.

WTO Listening Session Sacramento, California June 29, 1999 Speaker: Glenn Vandervoort Bard Valley Medjool Date Growers Association.

WTO Listening Session Des Moines, Iowa July 12, 1999 Speaker: Stan Zylstra Land O'Lakes, Incorporated.

Miscellaneous Articles and Information

Agricultural Exports by Cooperatives
Research Report 107. 17 pgs. 1992. Karen J. Spatz
USDA Rural Development

Are You Ready To Export?
Short quiz from FAS.

Cooperative Exporters and Foreign Technical Standards
Research Report 113. 21 pgs. 1993. Alan Borst, Bruce Reynolds
USDA Rural Development

Cooperatives in International Trade
CIR 1 Section 27. 9 pgs. 1997. Tracey Kennedy
USDA Rural Development

Directory of U.S. Agricultural Cooperative Exporters
Service Report 21. 44 pgs. 1994. Karen Spatz
USDA Rural Development

Federation of Southern Cooperatives Makes Big Move To Become an International Player.

Foreign affairs: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service promotes U.S agriculture abroad
by Karl Hampton Rural Cooperatives March/April 2000

Going global: Export certificates a valuable tool in helping co-ops tap overseas markets
by Alan Borst Rural Cooperatives March/April 2000

NAFTA and U.S. Agriculture
By Carol Goodloe FAS Online

Sunkist cheers opening of China and other cooperative news stories
Rural Cooperatives May/June 2000

Trade Takes a Tumble: Cooperative trade plunges 41% as Asian markets cool
by Tracey L. Kennedy Rural Cooperatives September/October 2000

Using Export Companies To Expand Cooperatives' Foreign Sales
Research Report 52. 17 pgs. 1985. Arvin R. Bunker and Tracey L. Kennedy
USDA Rural Development

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

Why U.S. agriculture should support foreign aid
by Perry Letson Rural Cooperatives March/April 2000

The World Trade Organization
An FAS Fact File.

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