Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:30pm


Nic Pothoff, a 2020-2021 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader from the University of Minnesota, has had an interest in agriculture systems his whole life: from a childhood spent working on his family’s farm to his role as an admissions ambassador for the University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS).

In the interview below, he... Read more

Topics: Students

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:15pm


Lexi Hopp, a 2020-2021 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader from the University of Minnesota, is passionate about community engagement, sustainability, and the intersections between nonprofit management and business law.

In the interview below, she answers questions about her involvement with the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge (GFC) Emerging Leader program, her... Read more

Topics: Students

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 10:00am

Categories: Athletics

The University of Minnesota offers multiple programs that help Gopher student-athletes develop life skills and prepare for careers after graduation, reinforcing important lessons and values that are learned through sports. The Land O'Lakes, Inc. Center for Excellence continues to host many of these opportunities through new virtual platforms.

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Topics: Athletes Village

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:00am

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Since 2014, Land O’Lakes-funded scholarships at the University of Minnesota have helped support an important population: our future food and ag workforce.

Land O’Lakes is an important partner in helping the U of M recruit and retain the next generation of food and ag professionals. The Land O’Lakes Scholarship and the Land O’Lakes Multifunctional Ag and Food Systems... Read more


Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Categories: Engagement

University of Minnesota president Joan Gabel was pleased to speak in conversation with Land O'Lakes president and CEO Beth Ford during the annual Women's Leadership Network (WLN) summit, hosted virtually via Zoom. During her address, Gabel spoke about leadership, cultivating community, and her own professional journey: from her early days in law school to leading the University of Minnesota... Read more


Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Categories: Athletics

In October, Gopher Athletics' seventh annual Pro Day connected more than 400 University of Minnesota student-athletes with leading Twin Cities organizations, including Land O'Lakes.

Held virtually for the first time since its 2014 inception, Pro Day is the Gopher Athletics department's largest job and networking event of the year. In previous years, student-athletes... Read more

Topics: Athletics