Cooperative

Business / Finance / Cooperative: The period of time between the filing of a preliminary prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the actual public offering of the securities.

Cooperative Extension System

Business / Agriculture / Cooperative Extension System: A federal-state-local cooperative education system that provides continuing adult education based on the academic programs of the land grant colleges of agriculture and their affiliated state agricult MORE

National Bank For Cooperatives (Cobank)

Business / Agriculture / National Bank For Cooperatives (Cobank): An institution of the Farm Credit System that provides financial services to approximately 2,000 agricultural cooperatives, rural utility systems, Farm Credit System associations and other businesses MORE

Rural Electric Cooperatives

Business / Agriculture / Rural Electric Cooperatives: There are 874 electric distribution cooperatives and 60 generation and transmission cooperatives in the United States, which provide electric service to some 30 million people in 46 States. Reflecting MORE

National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (Nrtc)

Technology / Television (TV) / National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (Nrtc): This organization provides telecommunications services to rural electric and rural telephone cooperatives. If you live in a NRTC district, you cannot use directv services unless you go through your l MORE

Health Cooperatives

Health / Health Insurance / Health Cooperatives: Health Cooperatives have been proposed in the Senate as an alternative to a proposed government plan or public option. The cooperatives, which would be structured as non-profits and owned by their mem MORE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS)

Business / Agriculture / Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS): One of three USDA agencies charged with implementing rural development policies and programs. The RBS provides loans, guarantees, technical assistance, and grants to rural businesses and cooperatives. MORE

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