*Mapping Project* Check out the Interactive Maps that show cooperative and non-cooperative grain locations: http://accc.k-state.edu/map.html *note: The maps were updated on March 16, 2021 and include the latest mergers, storage capacities and locations. In addition, a non-starburst (dots only) version of the map has been added to the project.
*2020-21 Cooperative Scholarships summary is posted and the press releases are coming soon! Click here to learn more about the cooperative scholarship recipients and their co-op connections! If you're a current student, be sure to fill out the K-State scholarship application by March 15, 2021.
A webinar and PowerPoint Handouts are also available on the Evolving Kansas Cooperative Landscape on the Fact Sheet Series page: https://accc.k-state.edu/research/fact_sheet_series.html
We've added a new webpage to our site: ACCC History. It's a work in progress but will be sharing historical photos and videos related to the ACCC. A recent historical moment shared is the video created by the Kansas Cooperative Council with help of the ACCC from the Kansas Cooperative Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony where Dr. David Barton, ACCC Director Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of the Agricultural Economics Department, was celebrated for his career as an educator, consultant and cooperative executive.
The Arthur Capper Cooperative Center (ACCC) is a public-private partnership between the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University and the Kansas Cooperative Council. Our purpose is to determine, develop and deliver research and education for the cooperative community. We fulfill that purpose in a variety of ways:
Videos on key COVID issues are available on AgManager.info. AgManager.info is a Kansas State University premier extension website with information on the agricultural economy. Dr. Brian Briggeman, ACCC Director and AGEC Professor, participated in a few videos/webinars in Spring 2020.
The Federal Reserve's Response to COVID - March 18, 2020
Macroeconomy Outlook - March 27, 2020
SBA Paycheck Protection Program for Cooperatives and Farmers - April 13, 2020
Dr. Brian Briggeman was interviewed for the Market Day Report on Friday, April 8, 2016, on the topic of co-op consolidation. https://youtu.be/7FbIyixc-8w
Dr. Brian Briggeman, ACCC Director, was featured on the Producer's Cooperative TV Segment, From the Ground Up. Producer's Cooperative is located in Bryan, Texas. As described on the Producers Cooperative website, "From the Ground Up educates our friends and neighbors in the Brazos Valley about agriculture and its impact on their everyday lives. We talk with our members about their agricultural operations, academics about technological advancements and outreach, legislators about issues that impact rural life, and a host of other people who have insight to share about our nation's food and fiber. You can watch the weekly television segment at approximately 6:15 a.m. on Thursdays or during the Saturday 6 o'clock evening news on KBTX-TV 3, Bryan-College Station's CBS affiliate." The video clip is no longer available.