New Generation Cooperatives and Cooperative Theory

  title={New Generation Cooperatives and Cooperative Theory},
  author={Andrea Harris and Brenda Stefanson and M. Fulton},
  • Andrea Harris, Brenda Stefanson, M. Fulton
  • Published 1996
  • Political Science
  • North Dakota and Minnesota are currently witnessing a renewal in the growth of cooperative enterprises. At the heart of this renewal lies the so-called New Generation Cooperative (NGC), a term that has been applied to the dozens of value-added processing, selected membership cooperatives that have recently formed in the region's agricultural sector. A key organizational feature of NGCs is the linking of producer capital contributions and product delivery rights. This paper describes the… CONTINUE READING
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