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The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has become aware that some Wisconsin farmers are receiving telephone calls about supposed grants from the “Federal Crop Registry.” Call recipients are left a message with a phone number to call and are told they have three days to respond...

Cooperative Network remains engaged on what the impacts of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations will be on cooperative members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. As a member of Americans for Farmers and Families (AFF), Cooperative Network also continues to explore ways to be helpful along with the other...

On Wednesday, March 28, Governor Scott Walker signed Assembly Bill 698 and its companion Senate Bill 599 into law. Cooperative Network supported this legislation and was present for the bill signing ceremony at the State Capitol in Madison. The legislation makes changes to Wisconsin's Agricultural Producer Security (APS) program. The...

ST. PAUL, Minn. [March 21, 2018] – More than 75 cooperative business directors, managers, and staff met in St. Paul earlier this week for Cooperative Network’s 10th annual Minnesota Co-op Day at the Capitol. Eight cross-sector lobbying groups met with agency commissioners, caucus leaders and more than 40 legislators to...

Eau Claire, Wis. [March 8, 2018] – High school students from Wisconsin and Minnesota attended Cooperative Network’s 2018 Co-ops Yes! Youth Leadership Conference in Eau Claire, Wis. this week. The two-day conference, held March 5-6, offered attendees a variety of cooperative and leadership learning opportunities and focused on the theme...

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