Rural Cooperatives

Information about various aspects of rural cooperatives, including economic issues, cooperative business principles, cooperative financing, cooperative management, leadership and governance of cooperatives can be found below. The information is pertinent to more than just agricultural cooperatives, but can also be helfpul for new and existing cooperatives related to childcare, consumers, energy, finances, healthcare, housing, and labor.

Materials posted below were originally posted on the website for the Rural Cooperatives Center, which closed June 30, 2007.