University of Wisconsin–Madison


Registration in now closed for FCC 2017. Registration for FCC 2018 will open in June 2018.


Registration Type Early Bird
Before Oct. 6
Regular Rate
After Oct. 6
Full Conference – single
Includes Welcome Reception on November 1st,  continental breakfast, lunch, and reception on November 2nd, continental breakfast on November 3rd, breaks and materials.
Full Conference – 2 or more from same organization
Includes Welcome Reception on November 1st, continental breakfast, lunch, and reception on November 2nd, continental breakfast on November 3rd, breaks and materials.
November 2nd Only
Includes continental breakfast, lunch, reception, breaks and materials
November 2nd Reception
November 3rd Only
Includes continental breakfast, breaks and materials


Call Union Conference Services Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central Time) at (608)265-6534 or email at


All registration fees should be paid in advance. Payments can be made by:

1. Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners or American Express are all accepted
2. Check: please make checks payable to Conference Services and mail payment to:

Conference Services
Wisconsin Union South
1308 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53715


Conference registrants cancelling their registration on or before October 20, 2017 will receive a refund of the conference registration fee, less a $75 administration fee. Cancellations and refunds must be requested in writing to the UW Center for Cooperatives Outreach Specialist, Megan Webster at Refunds are not provided for guests who do not attend the conference. No refunds will be issued after October 20, 2017. Substitutions are accepted at any time prior to the start of the program at no additional cost. It is highly recommended that substitutions are completed by October 27, 2017 to ensure conference credentials will be ready upon the start of the conference.


UWCC will apply for continuing legal education credit for this conference for lawyers in Minnesota and Wisconsin, through the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education and the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners, respectively. Both have granted this conference credit several times in the past. We expect to receive confirmation no later than early October 2017. For further information and clarification, please contact Megan Webster at (608) 890-1048 or


By registering for the 2017 Farmer Cooperatives Conference, you give the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives (UWCC) permission, in connection with any photographs and/or video taken during said conference of yourself and all delegates you are registering, the right to use and reuse, in any manner at all, photographs and/or video in whole or in part, either by themselves or in conjunction with other photographs and/or video, in any print or electronic (Internet) media and for any purposes whatsoever, including without limitation, all promotional or publicity uses. Further, you release UWCC, its officers, director, employees and agents from any and all claims, action, and demands arising out of or in conjunction with the taking and use of said photographs and/or video.

Scholarship Information

Scholarships may be available through the Ralph K. Morris Foundation. The Cooperative Leadership Fund provides financial support to help cover costs associated with training, professional development and educational programs for young leaders interested in the future of cooperatives and rural communities.

Please visit the Ralph K. Morris Foundation website for more information.