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*Mapping Project* Check out the Interactive Maps that show cooperative and non-cooperative grain locations: http://accc.k-state.edu/map.html *note: Google is phasing out the mapping software that we've been using so the maps may lose some functionality until we transition to a new mapping option. 

*Fact Sheet 14 - March 2019, The Contribution of Farmer Cooperatives to the Kansas Economy (PDF) 

                  Fact Sheet Series: 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:


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." 

From the Ground Up (video clip)