Agricultural Research Program to Present Information on Cooperative Business

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) and the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program invite the community to attend an information session entitled “Cooperatives in Action — A Reflection” that will be presented by Dr. Louis Petersen and U.S. Virgin Islands farmers.

It will take place from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, in the UVI Administration and Conference Center (ACC) first floor Conference – Room 142 on St. Thomas.

• Overview of the Cooperative Business Model
• Experiences shared by successful agricultural cooperative business owners in Georgia
• What USVI farmers learned about cooperative business production, marketing and management

All persons interested in learning more about the cooperative business model are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Dr. Louis Petersen at 693-1083 or email: