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2011-08-04 08:59:00

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc., today reported strong first half net sales and earnings, with net sales of $6.9 billion and net earnings of $168 million. First half sales and earnings were up in all of the company's core businesses - Dairy Foods, Layers, Feed and Crop Inputs. Land O'Lakes President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Policinski said, "These very positive results were driven by a combination of factors, including improved agricultural...


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