Document Type

Report

Publication Date

5-1976

Number

35

Abstract

Unification of two or more cooperative operations may be accomplished by acquisition of the assets, liabilities and member equity of one organization by another; by merger of one organization into another; or by consolidation of both organizations into a new organization. The major purpose of a unification is to combine memberships, member business and member investments to form a larger, stronger association of farmers. The end results as far as name, wording of the articles and by-laws, board size, method of representing members and capital structure can be the same regardless of the unification method used.

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