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Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:30pm

Categories: Community

On October 1, Beth Ford, the president and CEO of Land O’Lakes, took the stage at the Carlson School of Management’s 1st Tuesday Speaker Series to discuss consumer innovation, the agriculture industry, and rural communities.

Ford was appointed to her position as president and CEO just over a year ago. In the time since, she acknowledges, she’s had an eventful year.... Read more

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Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:00pm

Categories: Community

Land O’Lakes support for the newly opened Farm at the Arb furthers a vision of nourishing lives and strengthening communities

A 40-acre campus located on the eastern side of the U of M’s Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, the new Arboretum Farm—better known as the Farm at the Arb—welcomes visitors of all ages to see, feel, and taste our connection to the land and the... Read more

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Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

Categories: Community, Students

Food security. Agricultural policy. International development. Sustainability. These are all issues that the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge aims to tackle, drawing together emerging student leaders from across the nation to take on this work.

This June, U of M Emerging Leader Claire Lentsch and professors Milena Saqui-Salces and Ian Tonks joined the Land O’Lakes... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:30pm

Categories: Athletics, By the Numbers, Community, Students, Engagement, Faculty, Students, Fellowships, Scholarships, Recruitment, Research

The year 2014 was the start of an extraordinary new chapter in the 47-year Land O’Lakes-University of Minnesota partnership: a $25 million, ten-year investment in U of M people and programs that help Land O’Lakes meet business needs and develop new talent. What's the impact? Watch this video to learn more about how this partnership benefits both institutions.

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Topics: Athletes Village, CFANS, CSE, CSOM, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Land O'Lakes Scholars, LeaderShape, Sponsorships, Welcome Week

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:15pm

Categories: Community

On February 1, the U of M helped Land O’Lakes kick off the inaugural Farm Bowl at 3M Arena at Mariucci on the Twin Cities campus. Faculty, staff, and students, including a contingent from CFANS, were part of the crowd that cheered on farmers and football players competing to bring home the Farm Bowl trophy. Others in the U of M community participated through social media broadcasting.

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Topics: CFANS, Students

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:00pm

Categories: Athletics, By the Numbers, Community, Students, Faculty, Students, Fellowships, Scholarships, Recruitment, Research

In September 2014, Land O’Lakes announced a landmark $25 million investment in the University of Minnesota through the year 2024. How is this investment making a difference? Find out by watching this short video highlighting some of the “greatest hits” of our partnership during the last two years.

Topics: About, Athletics, Students, Faculty, Recruitment, Research, By The Numbers