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Cooperatives: A Different Way of Doing Business

By Bill Oemichen, Cooperative Network - Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Over the last few weeks, we’ve brought you a series of short articles like this one, highlighting the qualities that differentiate coops from other kinds of businesses. Something that’s barely noticed, though especially noteworthy, is the degree to which cooperatives are involved in the lives of their members and the communities where they live. Read More »

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Cooperatives Are About Community

By Bill Oemichen, Cooperative Network - Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Most of the seven principles that guide the conduct of cooperative businesses are applied in a coops' daily operations and governance practices. The members see those principles operate through policies that affect the terms and conditions of membership, but outside the membership they aren’t especially visible. Read More »

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Eastern States FFA Stars: A Bright Spot in Ag

By Karen Murphy, Farm Credit East - Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The 2012 Eastern States Exposition FFA Star awards were presented Saturday, September 15 on 4-H/FFA Day at The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts. The FFA Stars included 28 participants representing 18 different eastern states; from Ohio to the East, Virginia to the South and Maine to the North. View the event photo gallery! Read More »

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The Name of the Game is Cooperation

By Bill Oemichen, Cooperative Network - Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Cooperatives practice what they preach. That is, they cooperate, and they make a special effort to cooperate with one another. Read More »

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