Agricultural Development Cooperatives in Turkey the Example Sanliurfa Province

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Karahocagil P., Ozudogru H.

JOURNAL OF ANIMAL AND VETERINARY ADVANCES, vol.10, no.3, pp.107-112, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


In this research, a face to face survey was conducted with the agricultural development cooperatives members in Sanliurfa. The members relationship with the cooperatives, the training activities provided by cooperatives, the problem faced by members and some demographic information were analyzed. The analysis were completed by using frequency tables, deterministic statistics, correlation coefficients and t and F tests. According to results, the members were happy to be member of agricultural development cooperatives and attended all activities provided by them. The majority of members were holding membership to some other agricultural based cooperatives and unions. The coopertives' effort to help the members in input gathering, production, processing marketing, etc., was realized. As a result of that, comparing prior to the membership it has been seen that most of the members have experienced higher income.