Cooperative Membership is Simple and Rewarding
Dairy and beef producers within the contiguous U.S. have the opportunity to become GENEX members, delegates and council members. Becoming a GENEX member is simple and rewarding. It allows you to have grassroots input in the governance of your cooperative!
What are the benefits of membership?
» Voting privileges and a voice in the governance of the cooperative.
» Invited to member appreciation meetings and events.
» Earning equity in the cooperative.
» Opportunity to become a delegate or council member.
How do I become a member?
» Purchase $500 of semen, products and/or services in a 12-month period (May 1 to April 30) and submit a membership form.
» Or, sign up for a one-year membership by purchasing at least $200 in eligible products and services, submitting a membership form and the membership exception form. The membership exception form can be requested from customer service at 888.333.1783.
Do I have to attend regular meetings?
Members are invited to one meeting each year. This meeting is the cooperative's chance to thank members for their involvement.
What does it cost to become member?
There is no fee. Simply meet the requirements of purchasing $500 worth of products, semen and/or services in the 12-month period and submitting a membership form.
As a member, how is my opinion heard by the cooperative?
» Annually, you elect a delegate to represent your membership district. Each delegate represents approximately 100 members.
» Each delegate attends a fall input meeting and the annual meeting. At the annual meeting, delegates elect a council member for their membership region.
» Your opinions are brought to the governing council by the elected delegate for your district.
For more information on GENEX membership, call 888.333.1783, email customer service or contact your local GENEX representative.