TACC has begun compiling useful information for co-ops during this time of national health crisis. As more pertinent information comes out, we will continue to update our website.

CARES Act: SBA Payroll Protection Program (PPP) & Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)
Payroll Protection Program FAQs
Overview of Legislative Changes to Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (for companies with 50-499 employees)
Alternative Operating Practices of Cooperatives
Essential Worker Travel Form
COVID-19 FAQs from Gary McLaren
CISA Memo on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response
Critical Infrastructure Designation

Helpful Links from The Management Association:

Educational Documents

Expectations of a Co-op Director

Dr. Erica Irlbeck’s Report: Meeting Millenial Farmers’ and Ranchers’ Expectations from Their Cooperatives

Please click the links below for contact information for national and state level resources, cotton board contacts and agricultural associates.

Farmers Cooperative Compress
National Cotton Council
National Society of Accounts for Cooperatives
PYCO Industries
Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Texas Electric Cooperatives
Farm Credit Bank
USDA – Rural Business Cooperative Service
Cotton Board
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Plains Cotton Cooperative Association
Texas Agricultural Cooperative Trust
Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association
Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas IPM Network
Texas Workforce Commission
The Triangle Companies

TACC complied articles that have been gathered from many sources, and in some cases prepared by the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Council, capturing the most concise papers ever written about “cooperatives” and created an easy reference notebook. Click on the link below for a convenient pdf version of The “Cooperative” Resource Manual.

Resource Manual (pdf)

Cooperator of the Year Application Form Download

Cooperative Ginner of the Year Application Form Download