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Farmer co-operation in the UK

Type: Research  |  Topic: About co-operatives  |  Format: Report

Farmer co-operation in the UK: Opportunities for the industry was commissioned by Co-operatives UK and produced by the Royal Agricultural University. The report is based on academic research; interviews with industry representatives and co-op leaders, and a survey of a panel of farmers. The research provides qualitative insights into farmers’ views on co-operation. The report makes a number of recommendations to help farmers benefit from co-operation and bust myths about the co-op model.