In Wisconsin, some of the state’s biggest agricultural cooperatives want to weaken farmers’ control over their own cooperatives. Farmers in the state argue that the changes–in the form of amendments to the state agricultural laws–are simply meant to enhance the power of larger-scale cooperatives, and stray from the true intent and purpose of a farmer cooperative.
The Corner Newsletter, April 4, 2019: Open Markets Action’s Heartland Forum Tackles Regional Inequality
Date Published: April 4, 2019
Welcome to The Corner. In this issue, we report on a forum, co-sponsored by Open Markets Action in Storm Lake, Iowa, in which five leading Democratic presidential candidates addressed the link between economic concentration and the declining fortunes of rural America.Continue Reading