15th Annual Farmer Cooperatives Conference November 8–9

Strategically positioning agricultural cooperatives for future sustainable growth will be the focus of this year’s Farmer Cooperative Conference set for Nov. 8-9 in Minneapolis.

The conference is organized by the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, with assistance from a planning committee of industry and academic experts. Now in its 15th year, this annual national conference regularly attracts top agribusiness cooperative leaders and industry experts.

This year’s conference theme is “Leading Change: Envisioning the Future.” Sessions will explore global market trends, federal policy developments, valuing cooperative businesses in mergers and acquisitions, trends in the energy marketplace, and successful cooperative leadership programs.

The two-day conference will be hosted at the Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis. More information about the conference and registration is available at or by contacting Reynolds at 608-263-4775 or