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2013-07-16 16:22:40

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc.today announced a multi-year strategic agreement with 830 WCCO-AM, extending a longtime relationship between these two iconic Minnesota brands. As part of the two-year agreement, the national, farmer-owned food and agricultural cooperative will serve as 830 WCCO-AM's exclusive sponsor of its broadcast facility, to now be known as the Land O'Lakes Studio. As part of this agreement, Land O'Lakes will receive...

2013-06-26 16:25:16

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. named Mike Macrie as its new vice president and chief information officer today. He replaces Barry Libenson who left the company earlier this month. Macrie joined Land O'Lakes in 2010 as vice president and senior director of Ag Services IT. "Mike has shown tremendous leadership through the successful transformation of Ag Services technology, including our proprietary R7(®) Satellite Imaging Platform and rebranding...

2013-06-10 08:36:03

LAND O'LAKES, Fla., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimal IdM, LLC, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, today announced that its Virtual Identity Server for Office 365 won a Best of TechEd 2013 award in the Cloud Computing category. The Best of TechEd awards, co-sponsored by Microsoft and Windows IT Pro, recognize Microsoft partners that offer innovative products and services for the industry. Winners were announced at the Microsoft TechEd North America 2013 conference in New Orleans,...

2013-04-24 12:31:09

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc., is pleased to announce that Autumn Veazey will join Land O'Lakes, Inc., in early May as the new director of government relations and that Daryn McBeth will also join Land O'Lakes as director of state affairs and industry relations. Veazey serves as professional staff and counsel for U.S. Senator and Ranking Member Thad Cochran of Mississippi and previously served as professional staff and counsel for U.S. Senator Pat...

2013-04-04 08:31:01

Company's North American Online Billing Initiative Creates Multiple Benefits for Customers Including Combined Statements, Faster Payments, Expedited Dispute Resolution HAMILTON, N.J., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes is a whole lot more than butter. The Twin Cities agricultural co-operative, second largest in the U.S., serves its nearly 4,000 direct producer-members and 900 member-cooperatives not only by marketing its famous food products, but also by satisfying...

2013-03-14 12:30:33

BOSTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beth Ford, executive vice president and chief supply chain and operations officer at Land O'Lakes, will deliver a keynote address at the second annual Women in Agribusiness Summit, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minn., October 22-24, 2013. Ford's presentation, "Agribusiness: A Great Growth Industry," will explore why food production will be a growth industry for the coming decades, as well as an excellent destination for career...

2013-03-07 16:26:43

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moark LLC recently announced that Ric Sundal will become its Chief Operating Officer. Sundal will replace Craig Willardson, who will retire April 1. Sundal and Willardson will work together on the transition plan until April 1. "Ric has a strong background for this role with more than 25 years of management experience across the food and agriculture industry, including work in the egg business," said Dan Knutson, chairman of the Moark board of...

2013-03-06 16:26:34

SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For every Land O'Lakes recipe pinned on Pinterest, the Land O'Lakes Foundation will donate $1 up to $250,000 to Feeding America(®) to help fight hunger in the United States. The Pin-A-Meal Campaign kicked off March 4 and will run through May 1. One in six Americans is struggling with hunger, including nearly 17 million children and four million seniors. The Land O'Lakes Foundation and Land O'Lakes Dairy Foods are partnering with...

2013-03-04 08:30:46

Land O'Lakes President and CEO, Cargill President and COO and Elanco President to discuss food, security programs, economic opportunities and political stability during featured panel discussion ARDEN HILLS, Minn., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the world population projected to reach 9.2 billion by 2050, agricultural and food companies must partner with people around the world to innovate and sustainably produce 70 percent more food with fewer resources. By addressing food...

2013-02-28 16:30:23

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes strategic growth and strong financial position positions it to excel in the agribusiness and food production industries, which are among the best growth opportunities of our time, Land O'Lakes President and CEO Chris Policinski told the delegates to the company's 92(nd) Annual Meeting. More than 800 people attended the daylong Annual Meeting held Wednesday in Minneapolis. This year's theme of Building Momentum highlights the...