What’s new? Fall 2018 Land O'Lakes partnership updates

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:15pm

What’s new with the Land O’Lakes-U of M partnership? Learn more about the Land O’Lakes presence on campus in fall 2018

  • Land O’Lakes chairholder shares insights at conference: How does respect affect trust? Land O’Lakes Chair Kathleen Vohs shared her insights at the Carlson School’s IGNITE conference on September 20. “Protecting Trust in Today’s Consumer Journey” was the conference theme. Vohs is recognized for her research on consumer behavior and brand, and was recently named one of the top behavioral economists in the world.  Learn more about this honor


  • Career Week sponsorship at the Carlson School:  Land O’Lakes was a Partner-level sponsor of Carlson School’s Career Week 2018. Students prepared for fall recruiting by attending employer engagement events, networking, and career skills workshops. Over 900 students and employer partners participated in this September event.  Learn more about Career Week


  • Teddy Bekele and Land O’Lakes Ag Technology team participate in Food|Ag|Ideas Week: WinField’s VP of Ag Technology, Teddy Bekele, and his team spoke about the latest in on-farm technology at a session entitled “Innovation: Tools or Toys? Experience Farm Tech with Land O’Lakes.” It was part of Grow North’s Food|Ag|Ideas Week held October 8-12. Grow North is part of MN Cup at the Carlson School. Learn more 


  • Land O’Lakes a MN Cup sponsor: Land O’Lakes is a three-time sponsor of MN Cup, an annual statewide startup competition organized by the U of M’s Carlson School of Management. A final awards event in early October was the culmination of a months-long process recognizing innovation and entrepreneurialism. Learn more 

photos: Carlson School of Management