Agricultural Cooperatives in the US
Agricultural cooperatives in the United States specialize in growing and selling a wide variety of commodities. They also provide a lot of jobs in the rural areas, which is highly beneficial for the national economy.
- There are over 1,700 farm coops in the USA as of now.
- 2 million farmers are members of ag coops in the US.
- Agricultural cooperatives employ over 250,000 people in the US alone
- Midwest is home to the top US agricultural cooperatives, with Iowa and Minnesota in the lead.
Statistics are taken from www.ncbaclusa.coop
Ceres Solutions Cooperative
Ceres Solutions Cooperative is a farmer-owned supply and service cooperative that helps its members to improve product and service quality while reducing risks. It also meets the needs of more than 40,000 customers in 35 counties across the states of Indiana and Michigan.
Harvest Land Co-Op
Harvest Land Co-op is a farmer-owned company focused on supplying fuel, feed, seed, fertilizer, crop protection, and other agricultural inputs. In addition, the cooperative provides custom application services, precision farming, grain marketing, and other solutions to support a variety of farming operations in Indiana and Ohio.