Young Co-operators Gather in Twin Cities

February 25, 2015Cooperatives, Educational Opportunities, Farmer Leaders, National Farmers Union, NEFU Members

More than 150 attendees from 25 states and Puerto Rico, including three members of New England Farmers Union, participated in the 2015 National Farmers Union (NFU) College Conference on Co-operatives in Minneapolis, MN, earlier this month. The participants learned how co-operative businesses are adapting to changing environments and heard from co-operative experts from across the … Read More

Women Farmers Gather, New England Represents

February 3, 2015Educational Opportunities, Farmer Leaders, National Farmers Union, NEFU Members, Women Producers

Chelsea Kruse, a beginning dairy farmer and active New England Farmers Union member, recently traveled to Clearwater, FL, for National Farmers Union’s Women’s Conference. The event, held Jan. 17-21, drew 50 women farmers from across the nation, and imparted curriculum on business, leadership development activities, and networking opportunities. Kruse reflected on what she learned about … Read More