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The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Center for Cooperatives comprehensively integrates the teaching, research and Extension programs of the College. The Center creates and extends knowledge to emerging and existing cooperatives in Ohio and beyond.

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  1. Cooperative webinar business

    ACE Webinar Series Features the CFAES Center for Cooperatives

    Oct 23, 2018

    The Association of Cooperative Educators (ACE) presents the 2018 webinar series "Planting the Seed: Empowering the Next Generation of Co-op Rural Development Professionals." Staff from the CFAES Center for Cooperatives presents the Center's signature online training, Co-op Mastery, an online education resource for rural and agricultural cooperatives to start, grow and participate in a cooperative business.

    The free webinar takes place November 15th, from noon to 1 p.m.

  2. CFAES Center for Cooperatives Launches Co-op Mastery

    Jun 4, 2018

    The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Center for Cooperatives launched Co-op Mastery: Beyond Cooperatives 101, a new and innovative online training course designed to educate cooperative members, boards, management, employees, and students.

    Co-op Mastery: Beyond Cooperatives 101 is made possible by a grant from the CHS Foundation 2017 Cooperative Education Grants Program. The training is housed in The Ohio State University’s public-facing online education platform. It is free and can be accessed online at go.osu.edu/coopmastery.

  3. Buckeye Valley Beef Cooperative, Georgetown, Ohio.

    Buckeye Valley Beef Cooperative Helps Local Producers

    Apr 5, 2018

    Farmers in Brown County, Ohio cooperate to reach new markets and sell locally produced beef in their community.

    Learn more about the co-op in a video produced by Farm Credit Mid America

Recent Videos

Cooperative Member Benefits
Cooperative Member Benefits

Dennis Bolling, CEO (ret.) United Producers Inc.

Cooperative Member Benefits
Cooperative Member Benefits

Dennis Bolling, CEO (ret.) United Producers Inc.

The Future of Ohio Co-ops
The Future of Ohio Co-ops

Chris Bruynis, Extension Educator

The Future of Ohio Co-ops
The Future of Ohio Co-ops

Chris Bruynis, Extension Educator

The Ohio State University CFAES Center for Cooperatives
The CFAES Center For Cooperatives

Hannah Scott, Program Manager

The CFAES Center For Cooperatives
The CFAES Center For Cooperatives

Hannah Scott, Program Manager

CFAES Center for Cooperatives

Hannah Scott, Manager, OSU CFAES OCDC, speaking about the new The Ohio State University Center for Cooperatives collaborative.

CFAES Center for Cooperatives
CFAES Center for Cooperatives

Hannah Scott, Manager, OSU CFAES OCDC, speaking about the new The Ohio State University Center for Cooperatives collaborative.