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The Co-op Mastery workbook complements Co-op Mastery: Beyond Cooperatives 101, a free online training from the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Center for Cooperatives, available at www.go.osu.edu/coopmastery.
Co-op members, directors, managers, employees, and students of cooperatives can use the workbook individually as a self-paced tool, or as a guided activity to learn about the cooperative business model.
The 48-page workbook enhances learning with activities and examples in cooperative principles, governance, legal considerations, taxation, finance, and formation planning.
Co-op Mastery workbooks, $13 hard copy, $8 PDF, available at the Extension Publications website.
Congratulations to CFAES Center for Cooperatives program specialist, Ivory Harlow, who was recently presented with the Ohio State University CFAES Staff Advisory Council Innovation Award. OSU Extension Director Dr. Roger Rennekamp an
Source: Harlow wins Innovation Award
Think a co-op may be part of the solution for your farm or food business?
Now is the time to get involved and/or come to ask questions.
Date: Monday 8/27/2018
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Eastern WV Community & Technical College, 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, West Virginia 26836
Date: Tuesday 8/28/2018
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: WVU Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center, 67 Apple Harvest Drive, Kearneyville, WV.
For more information and to register contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Learn how to start a wholesale or retail meat enterprise at the Producer Meat Up.
Presented by: Unlimited Future, ACEnet, Downstream Strategies, VC2, Swift Level Meats and Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI).
- Location: Huntington, WV
- Date: July 11, 2018
- Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Cost: Free. Lunch is included.
Register at https://tinyurl.com/ycmgq5s6
Farmers build cooperatives to enhance market presence and power.
Join the Ag Action Network for cooperative development meetings:
- Moorefield, WV, June 25, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Email to register: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Martinsburg, WV, June 26, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Email to register: email@example.com
See flyer for details:
Meet us in the foothills of Appalachia for this local foods event!
- Local food breakfast buffet
- Appalachian grown proteins, produce, dairy, and value-added goods on display
- Producer and distributor educational panels
- Food business resources
- Networking opportunities
Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. to noon
Location: OSU South Centers, Endeavor Center, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, Ohio 45661
Cost: FREE (those attending must register)
Registration: Contact Charissa Gardner at 740.289.2071, ext.132 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Register is April 6th
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