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Rooted In Tomorrow podcast: Celebrating National Cooperative Month

The latest episode celebrates National Cooperative Month

Rooted In Tomorrow podcast: Celebrating National Cooperative Month


ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (October 24, 2023) – The latest episode of Land O’Lakes, Inc.’s Rooted in Tomorrow podcast celebrates National Cooperative Month. Chris Pearson, Vice President of Crop Nutrition and Cooperative Alliances for WinField United, joins the episode to discuss Land O’Lakes’ cooperative structure and the role it plays in supporting farmers, agriculture and local communities. WinField United is Land O’Lakes’ crop inputs, insights, and services business that helps farmers unlock the potential of every acre.
Chris shares that Land O’Lakes is a farmer- and ag retailer- owned cooperative with over 100 years supporting the people, businesses, and communities responsible for feeding the world.
“Our cooperative business model gives farmers the opportunity to be an active participant, an active voice, and actually govern the business that does business for them and with them. No other business model does that. That is really, really unique,” said Chris.
“Some people might say, it’s not personal, it’s just business. Well here, It’s not just business, it’s absolutely personal. And it needs to be that way. That’s the value proposition that we have,” Chris continues.
You can learn more by listening to the podcast episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.
Rooted in Tomorrow is an ag business and innovation podcast hosted by Land O’Lakes Chief Communications Officer Kim Olson. It brings together industry leaders for conversations about unlocking farming’s true potential and changing the world for the better.


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About Land O’Lakes, Inc.
Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2022 annual sales of $19 billion, Land O’Lakes is one of the nation’s largest cooperatives, ranking 213 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 100 years of operation, Land O’Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands in agribusiness and food production including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Animal Nutrition, WinField United and Truterra. The company does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Land O’Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, Minnesota.

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