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Kris Ackley has joined Cooperative Network as the Membership Development Director. With more than 20 years in association and non-profit management, her main responsibility will be membership engagement, retention and new business development. For the past eight years she led the statewide development efforts at Easter Seals Wisconsin in the...

October is national Co-op Month, a perfect time to educate the public about the value of belonging to a cooperative. Click here to view a recent press release that highlights the important role cooperatives play in our local communities and economy. 

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...

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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