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  • What do basketball and agriculture have in common? A future rooted in data, technology and performance.

    Bot Shot: From farm to free throw

    Over the decades, basketball has moved from peach baskets and three man weaves to spreadsheets and science. So has agriculture. As technology infiltrates everything, the threads between sports and farming get stronger -- uniting work in the paint with work in the field. The connections are important.

  • In our latest podcast, Chief Technology Officer Teddy Bekele explains how we're using technology to help farmers make smarter decisions.

    Something Greater podcast episode four: Ag tech and e-business

    This is how our omnichannel strategy supports business growth in partnership with our retail owners In the 1930s, nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population were farmers, according to USDA data. That meant that more than 35 million of the country's 123 million total population were farming.

  • We are an organization created to uncover the future of our food system by challenging conventions.

    We're bringing The Copernicus Project to #SXSW to achieve exactly that.

    What is humanity's role in the food system?

    If there is anything that gets people talking, it's bringing up opinions on personal topics. And increasingly, strong opinions emerge on how we produce and consume our food. Food is one of the most personal things in life. Food is a centerpiece of culture, a predictor of health and can even be an expression of art.

  • Our 2018 Annual Report highlights our achievements in 2018 and gives you a glimpse of our exciting plans for the future.

    2018 Land O'Lakes, Inc. Annual Report

    In a disrupted environment, Land O'Lakes, Inc. is uniquely positioned to strengthen our businesses and our network of farmer- and retail-owners while transforming consumer perceptions and meeting the evolving needs of customers.

  • We believe through our cooperative system and our farmer owners, we're better when we work together. All together better.

    Something Greater podcast episode three: All Together Better

    Hear Land O'Lakes President of Dairy Foods Chris Roberts and Chief Marketing Officer Tim Scott talk new marketing efforts When 320 dairy farmers founded our cooperative nearly 100 years ago, the aim was to solve specific problems: Everything from butter's high transportation cost to market access to quality control.

  • Woo hoo! It's about time!

    The butter emoji is coming

    The Unicode Consortium finally made it official: The butter emoji is coming. As an agricultural cooperative that grew from the vision of 320 Minnesota dairy farmers in 1921, we couldn't be happier. And while our company now spans the entire farmer-to-fork agricultural spectrum, the name Land O'Lakes is synonymous across the country with one product in particular: Butter.

  • "The mother of all environmental databases."

    Land O'Lakes Launches Software Platform To Help Farmers Boost Sustainability

    Sustainable Agriculture can be a murky term with no clear definition. Land O'Lakes, Campbell's and the Environmental Defense Fund are working to clear up that murkiness with a "Turbo-Tax style" software platform aimed at getting farmers to grow food more sustainably.

  • Something Greater podcast episode two: Pete Kappelman

    Outgoing Land O'Lakes board chairman Pete Kappelman looks ahead to the future of farming in the second episode of Something Greater podcast After a 15-year run as the chairman of the Land O'Lakes, Inc. board of directors Pete Kappelman is stepping away from his duties.

  • We're thankful for Fast Company recognizing our great CEO, Beth Ford, as one of the best leaders of 2018!

    These are the best and worst leaders of 2018

    Events across the U.S. and worldwide prove that 2018 was filled with object lessons in leadership. We witnessed trailblazing legislators, executives, and even groups of young people push boundaries as they fought to advance social justice and give voice to the underrepresented. And as in other years, we also witnessed many leaders struggle amid controversy.

  • 1925: First business "news pamphlet" for cooperative members.

    1927: First member-focused radio program on WCCO Radio.

    1987: First Land O'Lakes member magazine.

    2018: A podcast.

    Podcast: Be a part of Something Greater

    Subscribe to the new Land O'Lakes, Inc. podcast We're charting new territory while focusing on the founding principal of our company: Serving the needs of our member-owners. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is launching a new podcast series called "Something Greater," which will be sent out monthly via the Connections newsletter.

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