Dr. Michael L. Cook, executive director of the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership, at the University of Missouri, was honored with the “Friend of GROWMARK” award at the GROWMARK annual meeting in Chicago.
The Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership is a sharply-focused and highly interactive institute deals with critical issues facing cooperatives. Attendees from across the U.S. participate in the week-long Institute, exchanging ideas and knowledge.
The Friend of GROWMARK award was established in 1989 to recognize outstanding leadership and commitment to agriculture, and friendship to the GROWMARK System. Since its inception, more than 25 individuals and organizations have been honored.
GROWMARK is a regional cooperative providing agriculture-related products and services, as well as grain marketing in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. More information is available at www.growmark.com.