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CROPP Cooperative: The Cooperative Regions of Organic Produce Pools
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 progfam of the United States Department of Agriculture
Authored by Maria Powell and Greg Lawless
January 2003

Factors Affecting Demand and Trade in Organic Food Products
by Luanne Lohr of the University of Georgia

Home Grown Wisconsin: Marketing Fresh Produce Cooperatively University of Wisconsin - Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Research Brief #69, 2004

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

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

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 -- The Role of Value-Added Cooperatives in Rural Economic Development: The Case of Heartland Organic Cooperative
by Christopher D. Merret, New Generation Cooperatives: Case Studies, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, 2000

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

New Organic Rule requires Good Organic Handling Practices
By Mark Mulcahy, Cooperative Grocer May/June 2001

Organic Cotton: Growing Need and Supply
By Mark Mulcahy Cooperative Grocer November-December 2000

Organic Rule Still Needs Comments
By Cissy Bowman, Cooperative Grocer March/April 2001

Reconciling Attitudes and Behaviour in Organic Food Retailing
by Luanne Lohr and Adelin Semali of the University of Georgia

Retailer Organic Certification: Coming Soon to a Store Near You?
By Cissy Bowman Cooperative Grocer November-December 2000

Welfare Effects of Eco-Label Proliferation: Too Much of a Good Thing?
by Luanne Lohr of the University of Georgia

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