USDA to Study Impact of Co-ops

May 2006
National Mortgage News;5/8/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 31, p18
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The article reports that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has made available approximately $495,000 in competitive funds to institutions of higher learning to conduct research on the economic impact of cooperatives. Johanns explains that the research will determine the full impact cooperatives made in rural communities across the United States. Potential applicants for the funding include public or private colleges or universities, institutions of higher education and research foundations.


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