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cooperative

noun Vox populi An organization whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials. See Health insurance purchasing.
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It is imperative to put ministerial decisions taken years ago into action and give industrial investors the support they need to improve their products and to encourage cooperation between them and the coops union.
Ethier trap them or wait until they are asleep at night, then just pick them up and put them in the coop, if he can reach them.
However, in the top flight Brucie's Boro started to stutter and Coops picked up a persistent foot injury which saw his form dip badly towards the end.
In the Netherlands, some poultry farms already have gauze fly screens in coop ventilation ducts, says Jaap Wagenaar of Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
The quality of the coops improved because the staplers clinch the nails automatically, saving time and forming a stronger bond.
The court agreed that the REA had approval rights where a coop voluntarily sought to dispose of its property, but noted that "important concerns justify a distinction" in the case of a municipal condemnation: "Condemnation proceedings, on the other hand, entail a careful determination and payment of fair value for that property.
6 million to UHAB-sponsored coops, preserving 476 units of affordable housing prior to the current round of transactions.
Chicken coops do not need to be heated, they just need to be dry and draft-free.
Enter the first-ever "Coop DeVille," a self-guided tour of a half-dozen home-built chicken coops around the Cottage Grove area that will take place twice this spring, once in mid-April and again in mid-May.
Three agencies researched by GAO had no COOP plan at all and none of the plans that did exist presented any method in which to pass on COOP procedures to successors.
The restructuring plan provides that the Coops will reduce its operating expenditure by e1/4300 million within the next five years, whereas the Coops already slashed over approximately 16 billion for 2014 from its wage bill.
They represent a wide range of sectors, including affordable housing, pre-sold buildings, market rate coops, and market rate rental products.