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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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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