To support standardized and quality local millet, a mix of producers, processors, storage warehouse managers and other millet value chain servicers are coming together around millet “hubs” across different regions in Senegal.
In a letter sent to Secretary Sonny Perdue today, NCBA CLUSA and the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) responded to plans outlined late last month to reorganize the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Rural Development Mission Area.
Jamila Medley, executive director of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance, will appear on Everything Co-op on Thursday, December 13. A weekly exploration of the impact and potential of the cooperative business model, Everything Co-op aims to generate interest in and support for the cooperative movement.
NRECA CEO Jim Matheson, speaking before a Washington audience of business strategists, outlined how federal policymakers can help close the digital divide and what innovative electric cooperatives are doing to meet rural America’s broadband needs in the meantime.