The aim of this study is to determine the characteristics of agricultural development cooperative managers in Turkey. The main material of this study is original data that obtained from the face to face interviews with 84 managers of agricultural cooperatives. Surveys have been made in 7 geographic regions in order to represent all of Turkey. Cooperative managers are mainly composed of male. Cooperative principles, not known by the managers of the cooperative and is an important part of the not applied. The management of cooperatives by political and personal purposes is important for sustainable agricultural organization.