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Supporting cooperatives through research, education, and outreach.

News & Events

Read the latest updates from UWCC

In this quarterly newsletter read about our Farmer Cooperatives Conference program, the launch of the National Cooperative Governance Survey, new research on factors that promote rural co-op development, and upcoming events!

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Registration now open for the Farmer Cooperatives Conference

This year's conference will explore the current state of farmer cooperatives including the policy environment, innovations in management structures, and alternative business models to gain efficiencies, while retaining local control.

24th Annual Farmer Cooperatives Conference

Research on Rural Cooperative Development Now available

We are excited to share the results of a multi-year research and outreach project titled Collective Action in Rural Communities: Mapping Opportunities for Cooperative Conversion and Start-up.

Collective Action in Rural Communities

National Cooperative Resource Ecosystem Map

The National Cooperative Resource Ecosystem Map is interactive and includes cooperative developers and associations, co-op friendly capital, and state statutes. PDFs of state and national resources compiled by resource type are available.

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Wisconsin Co-op Directory

This interactive directory offers a compilation of cooperatives from all sectors and membership types in the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Co-op Directory
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