Getting Cooperative

Getting Cooperative

Getting Cooperative

New American Farm Conference Breakout Session

New, diverse product marketing cooperatives are proving to be profitable venues for farmers with a bounty to sell. Hear the successes and cautionary tales about how best to band together for better marketing of sustainably produced products.

Available speaker presentations include:

Ben Burkett, Farmer/Federation of Southern Cooperatives, Mississippi

Burkett.ppt 6.51 MB

Russ Kremer, Farmer/Missouri Farmers Union

Kremer.ppt 8.28 MB

This session was part of the New American Farm Conference, held March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City to celebrate SARE's 20th anniversary.

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.