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Agricultural Marketing Cooperatives, Rural Development, and Food System Development in Two Southeast Asian Countries
By Antoon Gerard Vergroesen
Plan B Paper
Michigan State University, 1989 (8.42mb)

Analysis of Financial Statements: Local Farm Supply, Marketing Cooperatives ,
By Beverly Rotan, USDA Rural-Business Cooperative Service RR 182 April 2001

Analysis of Income Statements of Local Farm Supply and Marketing Cooperatives
Research Report 134. 33 pgs. 1994. David S. Chesnick and E. Eldon Eversull
USDA Rural Development

Analysis of Income Statements of Local Farm Supply and Marketing Cooperatives
Research Report 154. 31 pgs. 1997. Eldon Eversull and Beverly L. Rotan
USDA Rural Development

The Australasian Food Products Co-op: A Global Information Systems Endeavour
Hans Lehmann, University of Auckland, New Zealand 2002

Catfish to Cotton, Mississippi Co-ops Make a Difference
by Randall Torgerson Rural Cooperatives May/June 1998

CherrCo helps bring market stability to tart cherry industry
Pamela J. Karg, Rural Cooperatives November/December 2000

Community Forestry Connections seeks to inform and encourage the long-term health and prosperity of small, privately owned woodlots, their owners, and their communities. CFC also highlights events, activities, and resources for individuals and groups interested in independent third-party certification of family forests and wood products.

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Control by Cooperatives
By Ronald D. Knutson
Increasing Understanding of Public Problems and Policies, 1972, Pages 25-28
Farm Foundation

Cooperative approach helps black growers succeed
by Donna F. Abernathy Rural Cooperatives May/June 1998

Cooperative Brands
Service Report 27. 92 pgs. 1990. Karen J. Spatz and Bruce J. Reynolds
USDA Rural Development

Cooperative Grain Marketing: Changes, Issues, and Alternatives
Research Report 123. 18 pgs. 1994. Marc Warman
USDA Rural Development

Cooperative Marketing Agencies-in-Common
Research Report 127. 32 pgs. 1994. Bruce J. Reynolds
USDA Rural Development

Cooperative marketing in the new millennium
by Randall Torgerson Rural Cooperatives January/February 2000

Cooperative Organization and Structure.
CIR 1 Section 6. 56 pgs. Reprinted 1993.
Donald L. Vogelsang, John M. Bailey, Lloyd Biser, E. Eldon Eversull, and J. Warren Mather.

USDA Rural Development

Cooperatives and Group Action ,
by Mike Cook
In Food and Agricultural Marketing Issues for the 21st Century,
Padberg, ed., FAMC 93-1, Texas A&M University, 1993, pp. 154-69

Co-ops help tobacco farmers transition to new crops
by Pamela J. Karg Rural Cooperatives September/October 2000

Creating a Marketing Cooperative: Experience from Kyrgyz Sheep Breeder's Association
Project Information
World Bank, 2002

Crop Protectant Operations of Local Farm Supply and Marketing Cooperatives ,
by E. Eldon Eversull
USDA - Rural-Business Cooperative Service, RBS Research Report 184, May 2001

Diversification of regional marketing cooperatives,
By Thomas L. Sporleder and Robert A. Skinner, Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 9, Number 1, pages 191-195

Efficient Marketing of Blueberries in Mississippi and Louisiana,
by Safdar Muhammad and Albert J. Allen
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 31, Number 1, pages 152-158

Fertilizer Operations of Local Farm Supply and Marketing Cooperatives
Research Report 161. 23 pgs. 1997. E. Eldon Eversull
USDA Rural Development

Fingers and needles: Alaskan co-op turns cashmere-soft musk ox wool into hard cash
by Pamela J. Karg Rural Cooperatives March/April 2000

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

Is a National Pork Marketing Cooperative Viable?
by Brad Gehrke and James Matson. Publication for the NCR - 194 Research on Cooperatives Annual Meeting held on December 12-13, 2000.

Italian Co-ops
By Margaret Lund Cooperative Grocer November/December 2000

Livestock, Wool, Poultry, and Meat Cooperatives Function, Marketing, and Services
Research Report 118. 35 pgs. 1993. T. Fred White, Jr,
USDA Rural Development

Local Farm Supply, Marketing Cooperatives Financial Trends: Changes in the 1990s
Research Report 171. 1999. E. Eldon Eversull
USDA Rural Development

Making an Industry Possible: Wisconsin Sheep Dairy Co-op
by Jody Padgham of UWCC

Making its mark Agri-Mark, New England's largest dairy cooperative, is building markets for producers
by Pamela J. Karg Rural Cooperatives May/June 2000

"MAC" works for growers group
by Jody Padgham of UWCC, The Country Today, March 28, 2001

A Marketing Co-operative as a System of Attributes,
by W.J. Jos Bijman, Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI);
George W.J. Hendrikse, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Faculteit der Bedrijfskunde (FBK);
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM);
Cees P. Veerman, Wageningen University

Marketing Coordination in Agricultural Cooperatives
Research Report 159. 13 pgs. 1997. Roger A. Wissman
USDA Rural Development

Marketing Operations of Dairy Cooperatives
Research Report 133. 33 pgs. 1994. K. Charles Ling and Carolyn Betts Liebrand
USDA Rural Development

Marketing and Transportation of Grain by Local Cooperatives
Research Report 115. 16 pgs. 1993. Charles L. Hunley and David E. Cummins
USDA Rural Development

Marketing Sustainable and/or Organic Products in Small Metro Areas
Project Coordinator: William C. Nelson, North Dakota State University

Measuring X-Efficiency and Scale Efficiency for a Sample of Agricultural Cooperatives
By Chatura Ariyaratne, Allen Featherstone, Michael Langemeier, and David Barton
Agricultural and Resource Economics Review Volume 29, No. 2, Pages 198-207

A Neo-Institutional Assessment of Cooperative Evolution: Comparing the Australian Wheat Board and the Fonterra Dairy Group ,
by Dr. David Trechter
NCR-194 Research on Cooperatives Annual Meeting Presentation Paper, October 29, 2003

New Generation Cooperatives Case Study: Hard Choices: The Birth and Death of Ranchers' Choice Cooperative
by David Carter, New Generation Cooperatives: Case Studies, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 2000

New Generation Cooperatives Case Study: Home Grown Wisconsin: The Story of a New Producer Cooperative
by Greg Lawless, New Generation Cooperatives: Case Studies, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 2000

New Internet name for cooperatives provides new marketing, membership opportunities
By Paul Hazen Rural Cooperatives March/April 2001

New model, old ways
by Pamela J. Karg, Rural Cooperatives January/February 2000

Newsletters as Marketing Tool
By Patricia Cumbia Cooperative Grocer November-December 2000

Optimal Strategies of Marketing Cooperatives Regarding Non-member Businesses
by Jeffrey S. ROYER; Holger MATTHEY
American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, August 8-11, 1999, Nashville, Tennessee Selected Paper

Pooling Operations of Cooperatives
Research Report 168. 1998. Andrew A. Jermolowicz
USDA Rural Development

Record cranberry crops, soft markets force industry to eye marketing order
by Pamela J. Karg, Rural Cooperatives May/June 2001

A Report on Aboriginal Co-operatives in Canada: Current Situation and Potential for Growth
by Lou Hammond-Ketilson and Ian MacPherson, March 2001 University of Saskatchewan, Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, March 2001
A variety of marketing cooperative and related information.

The Role and History of Dairy Cooperatives
by Robert Cropp of UWCC

Saving an Industry: Plant closure leads Michigan growers to form new turkey cooperative
by Laura Moser Rural Cooperatives May/June 2000

Seeing the forest for its trees
by Pamela J. Karg Rural Cooperatives January/February 2000

Some say Pork America represents best, and possibly last, chance for hog farmers to gain significant market access
by James Matson and Brad C. Gehrke Rural Development September/October 2000

Select! Sonoma County: A Long-Lived Marketing Program Facing Hard Times
A Case Study
Prepared for the North Central Initiative for Small Farm Profitability
By the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
Funded by the Initiative for Future Agriculture & Food Systems
A program of the United States Department of Agriculture
Authored by Maria Powell and Greg Lawless
January 2003

The Southwest Cooperatives and Producer Associations Research
by Eric Thor. Publication for the NCR - 194 Research on Cooperatives Annual Meeting held on December 12-13, 2000.

Strength through unity: Bulgarian honey producers sweeten their future through cooperation
by James Matson Rural Development March/April 2000

Times have never been better for Mississippi-based Staplcotn, America's oldest cotton marketing cooperative
by Catherine Merlo Rural Cooperatives May/June 1998

Vegetable Producers Develop a Market: Homegrown Wisconsin -- Serving Restaurants in Madison and Chicago
by Jody Padgham of UWCC

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

With his emphasis on communication, Walt Payne helped strengthen blue Diamond Growers' standing in California's almond industry
by Graham Allen Rural Cooperatives May/June 1998

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