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17 December 2021
Co-operative Farming: December 2021 news

The latest episode of Meet the Co-op Farmers has dropped and it’s a cracker. A community owned abattoir steps up to deliver paddock to plate.

13 December 2021
Coota Co-op interviews on ABC NSW Country Hour

Our Meet the Farmers Podcast guest, Leigh Bowden, from The Cootamundra District Co-op has been interviewed on NSW Country Hour twice this month.

30 November 2021
Farm co-op champion elected to represent Australian sector in the Asia-Pacific region

Natalie Browning, Deputy Chair of Australia’s largest co-operative and a founding member of the BCCM – CBH Group, was today elected to the regional board of the International Co-operative Alliance Asia-Pacific.

26 November 2021
AgUP Grants Program

The Federal Government has announced $7.3m in grant funding for industry-led, workforce projects to address the challenges of attracting and retaining agricultural labour.

18 November 2021
Second outing for BCCM podcast on Australian agri co-ops

The second season of our podcast Meet the Co-op Farmers will shine a light on some of the most exciting new co-operatives being formed around Australia.

17 November 2021
Co-operative Farming: November 2021 news

Season 2 of our popular Meet the Co-op Farmers podcast has now landed. Hosted by Michael Cavanagh, the podcast features conversations with inspiring farmers and regional leaders across Australia.

17 November 2021
Momentum to start business co-operatives spreads from farm gate to regional towns

Renewed interest in farming co-operatives across Australia has led the BCCM to launch a second season of its successful podcast series Meet the Co-op Farmers.

18 October 2021
Rabobank launches Australia-first rural community fund

Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has launched a fund to invest in the sustainability and vitality of rural communities in Australia.

13 October 2021
Co-operatives should be included in disaster and recovery planning

The BCCM calls for the co-operative and mutual sector to be included in national resilience and recovery planning.

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