Events

Representatives from Farm Credit associations with territories in Wisconsin meet with legislators annually at the State Capitol to discuss current legislative and regulatory issues that affect their cooperatives and members. Attendees meet with their legislators in small groups at the Capitol and hear updates from top officials on key issues at a nearby venue. For more information...

The Co-ops Yes! Youth Leadership Conference is a youth-led event for Minnesota and Wisconsin high school students who want to develop their leadership skills and are curious about cooperatives. Students are fully sponsored to attend by local cooperatives, school groups, and businesses. Learn from the experts! Is a co-op career in...

Learn what threats and opportunities exist for co-ops in the current business, regulatory, and policy climate, to help chart a course for the future. This conference is held in conjunction with the 2018 Minneapolis-based CoBank Customer Meeting.  Who should attend: Managers, key staff, and directors from electric, communications, agricultural, and fuel cooperatives in...

Cooperative Network's Minnesota Energy Sector Meeting is scheduled for March 14. It will be held in conjunction with the 2018 MREA Annual Meeting at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown St. Paul, Minn.  If anyone has any questions or would like to RSVP, please contact Patrick Murray at patrick.murray@cooperativenetwork.coop or (651) 280-4901...

Join cooperative leaders from across Minnesota as we come together for this grassroots lobbying event. You will hear from regulators and legislative leaders on issues that directly affect your cooperative, and in small cross-sector teams, you’ll have the opportunity to deliver the cooperative business perspective face-to-face with policymakers. For more...

Cooperative Network will be hosting the Farm Supply, Grain and Fuel Sector Committee meeting on March 21 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in St. Paul, Minn. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Minnesota Statewide Managers meeting and your participation is most welcome. If there are any...

Cooperative Network hosts quarterly meetings of the Wisconsin Farm Supply Committee to keep member cooperatives up to date with pertinent legislative and regulatory issues impacting agriculture and specifically the cooperative farm supply business. This committee guides Cooperative Network’s public policy stances on Wisconsin legislative and regulatory issues pertaining to the...

Hear best practices from across the cooperative spectrum and focus on the specific skills and knowledge needed to be a successful cooperative director. This event is offered in coordination with the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives. Who should attend: New and veteran directors from all cooperative types and sectors...

Learn how federal legislation and issues may affect your cooperative and members at Cooperative Network’s Federal Dairy Issues Forum. Top industry leaders will provide insight on these issues and answer your questions. Who should attend: Managers, key staff, and directors from dairy cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as others...

Interact with senior cooperative housing leaders from across the region and get specific legal, policy, governance, and community living information to address the issues that affect members and their cooperatives. Who should attend: Senior housing cooperative managers, staff, directors, and members, as well as those who work with senior housing...


Past events

Wisconsin Co-op Day at the Capitol Wisconsin Co-op Day at the Capitol
Senior Cooperative Housing Council Meeting Senior Cooperative Housing Council Meeting
2018 Minnesota Director’s Workshop 2018 Minnesota Director’s Workshop
20th Annual Farmer Cooperatives Conference 20th Annual Farmer Cooperatives Conference
Dairy Plant & Field Reps Conference Dairy Plant & Field Reps Conference
Spring Dairy Issues Conference Spring Dairy Issues Conference
Wisconsin Mutual Day at the Capitol Wisconsin Mutual Day at the Capitol
Farmer Cooperatives Conference | UW Center for Cooperatives Farmer Cooperatives Conference | UW Center for Cooperatives
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