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As participants in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge during the 2017–18 academic year, we learned a great deal about how business can have a positive effect on advancing agriculture, helping mitigate food insecurity and turning something that seems insignificant into something transformative. Our roles as Emerging Leaders in the program changed us forever and helped us further guide our career paths to an agricultural focus.
Blog Update
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When she started college, Elizabeth Alonzi never imagined a career in agriculture. Now, having been a Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader and, years later, in a full-time position with WinField United, it seems as if ag has been a happy landing.

Claire Lentsch

University of Minnesota
Claire Lentsch, from Farmington, Minnesota, is studying agricultural and food business management in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota. She moved off the family farm in South Dakota, eventually finding herself in the Greater Minneapolis Area in 2016. On campus, she is involved in a variety of agriculture-based organizations as well as student government specializing in policy. Through the Global Food Challenge, Lentsch is enthusiastic to explore her passion of agriculture, contribute her strategic intellect and discover innovative solutions to feed the world.