Co-ops Rock!

February 19, 2013Blog

By Justin Trammel Saturday, Feb. 16,  was the second day of the NFU College Conference on Cooperatives (CCOC) in Minneapolis.  We started the day off with a breakfast social after which we split into three groups and toured three local co-ops. We first toured a senior citizen housing co-op, 7500 York Cooperative, the nation’s first senior housing cooperatives. … Read More

Students Participate in NFU College Conference on Cooperatives

February 18, 2013Blog

by Justin Trammel Students from across the nation are in Minneapolis, Minn. Feb. 15 to 17 participating in the NFU College Conference on Cooperatives, sponsored by the CHS Foundation, CoBank, Farmers Union Industries Foundation, National Farmers Union (NFU) Foundation and others. The event will focus on how and why cooperatives succeed in America’s competitive business … Read More

NFU Attends 2013 PASA Conference

February 8, 2013Blog

By Leigh Slayden, Vice President – Membership Approximately two dozen people gathered for the Pennsylvania Farmers Union (PFU) workshop at the 2013 Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) conference early morning session Feb. 7 . A few longtime members joined new voices to talk about issues that they have been facing. Chris Torres of “Lancaster Farming” … Read More