Farmer-owned co-ops are a foundation of the local farm economy.

Farmer-owned co-ops are a foundation of the local farm economy. : Chuck Conner, with the National Council of Farmer Co-ops, says these organizations provide benefits to all of...

Farmer-owned co-ops are a foundation of the local farm economy. :

Chuck Conner, with the National Council of Farmer Co-ops, says these organizations provide benefits to all of rural American today by creating jobs and economic activity, “Co-ops today generate about $250 billion in sales and provide over 250,000 jobs.” In Indiana, he said 5,000 people are directly employed by farm co-ops.

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