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UWCC Archives: Cooperative Structure, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Industry Organization

Vassilis Petronis, "Between State and Market Forces: Greek Agricultural Organizations in Transition Period", XIIV Economic History Congress, Buenos Aires, 2002.

Berit Tennbakk, "The Case of Cooperative Mixed Duopoly", University of California, Berkeley, 1992.

Jorge V. Sibal, "A Century of the Philippine Cooperative Movement", UP SOLAIR, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.

Patrick Mooney and Thomas Gray, "Cooperative Conversion and Restructuring in Theory and Practice", USDA, RSB Research Report 185, January 2000.

Bruce C. Reynolds, James J. Wadsworth and Donald A. Frederick, "Cooperative Merger/Consolidation Negotiations: The Important Role of Facilitation, USDA Rural Development, CIR 52, 1996.

USDA Rural Development, "Cooperative Organization and Structure".

James J. Wadsworth, "Cooperative Restructuring, 1989 - 1998", USDA Rural Development, Service Report 57, 1998.

Bruce C. Reynolds, James J. Wadsworth and Donald A. Frederick, "Cooperative Unification: Highlights From 1989 to Early 1999", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 174, 1999.

Michael F. Seipel and William D. Heffernan, "Cooperatives in a Changing Global Food System", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 157, 1997.

James Rhodes, "Cooperatives' Role in Hog Contract Production", USDA Rural Cooperatives, Research Report 116, 1993.

David Cummins, "Corn Belt Grain Cooperatives Adjust to Challenges of 1980s, Poised for 1990s", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 117, 1993.

Curtis W. Stofferahn, "Dakota Growers Pasta Company and the Discourse of Conversion", Cooperative Programs United States Department of Agriculture, 2006.

Fabio R. Chaddad and Michael L. Cook, "The Emergence of Non-Traditional Cooperative Structures: Public and Private Policy Issues", NCR-194 Research on Cooperatives Annual Meeting Presentation Paper, October 29, 2003.

Robert C. Rathbone and Roger A. Wissman, "Equity Redemption and Member Equity Allocation Practices of Ag Co-ops", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 124, 1993.

Morten Hviid, "Incentive Payments in Danish Cooperative Creameries", School of Economic and Social Studies and Centre for Competition and Regulation, University of East Anglia, May 2001.

Brad Gehrle and James Matson, "Is a National Pork Marketing Cooperative Viable?",
Publication for the NCR - 194 Research on Cooperatives Annual Meeting, December 12-13, 2000.

Donald A. Frederick, "LLCs Offer New Option for Rural Businesses", Rural Development, July-August 1997.

Julie A. Hogeland, "Local Cooperatives' Role in Emerging Dairy Industry", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 162, 1998.

E. Eldon Eversull, "Local Farm Supply, Marketing Cooperatives Financial Trends: Changes in the 1990s", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 171, 1999.
Research Report 171. 1999.

Clement E. Ward, Timm J. Bliss, and Julie A. Hogeland, "Marketing Fed Cattle: Cooperative Opportunity", USDA Rural Development, Service Report 38, 1993.

Thomas W. Gray and Gillian Butler, "Membership Structural Design: A Pilot Test on DHI Cooperatives", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 131, 1994.

Shermain Hardest, "Positioning California's Agricultural Cooperatives for the Future", ARE Update, Vol. 8, No. 3, Jan/Feb 2005.

Larry Stearns, David W. Cobia and Marc Warman, "Response of Cooperative Elevators to Changes In Government Policies" USDA Rural Development, Research Report 153, 1997.

Julie A. Hogeland, "Role of Local Co-ops In the Emerging Swine Industry", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 144, 1995.

James Matson and Brad C. Gehrke, "Some say Pork America represents best, and possibly last, chance for hog farmers to gain significant market access", Rural Development, September/October 2000.

Shann Turnbull, "Stakeholder Cooperation", Sydney Journal Of Cooperative Studies, Vol. 29, No. 3, 1997.

Carolyn Liebrand, "Structural Change in the Dairy Cooperative Sector, 1992-2000",
USDA, Rural Development, Rural Business-Cooperative Service Research Report 187, 2001.

John M. Staatz, "Structural Characteristics of Farmer Cooperatives and Their Behavioral Consequences", 1987.

"Turnaround Time: Restructuring Pays Off for Pro-Fac Following Curtis Burns Deal", Rural Development, July-August 1997.

David E. Cummins, "Wheat Grain Cooperatives Adjust to Challenges of 1980s, Poised for 1990s", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 132, 1994.


Brent Hueth, Philippe Marcoul, and Roger Ginder, "Cooperative Formation and Financial Contracting in Agricultural Markets", CARD Working Paper 03-WP 349, Iowa State University, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, October 2004.

Darren Hudson and Cary W. "Bill" Herndon, "Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, and Strategic Alliances in Agricultural Cooperatives", Research Report 2000-009, September 2000.

Timothy J. Richards, Mark R. Manfredo, "Post Merger Performance of Agricultural Cooperatives", American Agricultural Economics Association, 2001.

Galen W. Rapp, "Appraising Manager Performance", USDA Rural Development, Research Report 136, 1994.

Donald A. Frederick, "Managing Cooperative Antitrust Risk", USDA Rural Development,
CIR 38, 1989.

Shann Turnball, "Why Unitary Boards Are Not Best Practice: A Case for Compound Boards",
Sydney at the First European Conference on Corporate Governance, Belgium's National Bank, Brussels, November 16, 2000.

Shann Turnball, "Stakeholder Cooperation", Sydney Journal Of Cooperative Studies, Vol. 29, No. 3, 1997.

Lewis T. Evans and Graeme A. Guthrie, "A Dynamic Theory of Cooperatives: The Link between Efficiency and Valuation", Victoria University of Wellington, July 13, 2002.

Shermain D. Hardesty and Vikas D. Salgia, "Comparative Performance of Agricultural Cooperatives and Investor-Owned Firms", Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, 2004.

Alisher Akramovich Umarov, "Equity Valuation for New Generation Cooperatives", Masters Thesis, Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University, 2002.

David Cobia, "New Generation Cooperatives: External Environment and Investor Characteristics", Food and Agricultural Marketing Consortium Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 16-17, 1997.

Cooperative course materials from the Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives at NDSU

C. H. Kirkman, Jr, "Cooperative Member Responsibilities and Control", USDA Rural Development, CIR 1 Section 7, 1993.

Bruce J. Reynolds, Thomas W. Gray and Charles A. Kraenzle, "Voting and Representation Systems in Agricultural Co-ops", USDA Rural Developmentmen, Research Report 156, 1997.

Robert Cropp, David Trechter, John Cottingham, and Patrick Berends, "Equity Redemption Practices of Wisconsin Agricultural Cooperatives", UWCC Occasional Paper No. 12., September 1998.