News by sector: Agriculture

Cooperative Network is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the full-time position of Membership Development Director for its Madison, WI or St. Paul, MN office. Candidate will direct and manage membership development, recruitment, engagement and retention for the organization. Primary responsibilities include member relations and benefits; develop relationships with key...

Members of the Wisconsin Farm Supply Committee met last Friday at ProVision Partners Cooperative in Auburndale, Wisconsin. Discussion was held on a host of issues, including potential amendments and additions to Cooperative Network’s resolutions. The Resolutions Committee is scheduled to convene later this month on July 25 to take up...

As a member of the Coalition to Repeal Wisconsin’s Personal Property Tax, Cooperative Network continues to push for full repeal of what is an unfair and confusing tax. Cooperative Network recently met with Gov. Walker’s staff and informed them this would be one of our key legislative priorities during the...

The U.S. Senate passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill last week by a vote of 86-11. The legislation differs from the Farm Bill that was passed by the House the week before, and received a much larger amount of bi-partisan support. Included in the bill was an...

Last week, the House of Representatives failed to pass its version of the 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 198-213. Cooperative Network joined over 150 organizations on a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to reject any amendments that could weaken programs designed to help farmers who are seeing the...

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