The Nebraska Cooperative Council is a statewide, nonprofit, non-partisan trade association which works to foster, improve, and promote a better understanding of the theory, principles, and practices of the cooperative way of doing business and to develop a unified approach on matters in which there is a common interest.
Cooperative Economic Impact Study Release
The Nebraska Cooperative Council has commissioned the University of Nebraska Bureau of Business Research to conduct an economic impact study on Nebraska’s farmer-owned cooperatives. Linked here are:
- Final Report
- Executive Summary
- Short interview with study author Dr. Eric Thompson (also see video link below)
- Webinar with Dr Thompson and Rocky (also see video link below)
NCC In the News – OSHA PSM
- March 25, 2016 AGFAX article by Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter: “Fertilizer: What Happens if Retailers Stop Selling Anhydrous Ammonia?”
- April 23-24, 2016 U.S. Farm Report Broadcast Video about OSHA Anhydrous Rule Impact (at about 33:45 minute mark of broadcast)
- April 29, 2016 AGWEB article: “OSHA Anhydrous Rules Could Impact Farmers,Ag Retailers”
Cooperative Maps and Fact Sheet
The trend of cooperative convergence in Nebraska has been ongoing since the 1960s. While the number of farmer-owned cooperatives in the state has declined over time, the remaining cooperatives are providing goods, services, and jobs in over 400 locations in Nebraska. The maps below depict cooperative locations in Nebraska while the Fact Sheet includes statistics about the impact cooperatives have on Nebraska’s economy.
- Cooperative map as of 2-1-16 (base map includes cities only)
- Cooperative map as of 2-1-16 (base map includes cities, counties & highways)
- Fact Sheet on Nebraska’s Farmer-Owned Cooperatives
For more information and statistics about cooperatives, see the “Cooperatives Today” page.
The information below is also available within this website; however, we have included links here as a quick and handy reference.
NCC Education Foundation Scholarships – 2016/17 Academic Year
Promotional information was forwarded to our members on December 7, 2015. The application deadline was April 15, 2016. UNL and NCTA are now in the process of selecting the recipients. At that time, a news release will be forwarded statewide and also posted here and on the Foundation/Scholarships page.