A cooperative may be formed and organized for any lawful purpose for the benefit of
its members, including but not limited to any of the following purposes:
1. To store or market agricultural commodities, including crops and livestock.
2. To market, process, or otherwise change the form or marketability of agricultural
commodities. The cooperative may provide for the manufacturing or processing of those commodities
3. To accomplish other purposes that are necessary or convenient to facilitate the
production or marketing of agricultural commodities or agricultural products by patron
members, other patrons, and other persons, and for other purposes that are related
to the business of the cooperative.
4. To provide products, supplies, and services to its patron members, other patrons,
5. For any other purpose that a cooperative is authorized by law under chapter 499
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