Co-op Mastery Workbook available for purchase

Co-op Mastery WorkbookThe Co-op Mastery workbook developed by the CFAES Center for Cooperatives staff is available for purchase online through the OSU Extension Publications site.  The 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 here. 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.

  1. Center for Cooperatives launch in October 2017

    The Ohio State Univeristy CFAES launches Center for Cooperatives

    Apr 5, 2018

    Friends of Ohio’s cooperatives joined the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and OSU Extension to celebrate the newly established CFAES Center for Cooperatives at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on October 18th, 2017. Read more.

  2. 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