Blog Update
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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.

Jansen Penny

Kansas State University
Jansen, from Burlington, Colorado, is studying agricultural economics and finance in the College of Agriculture. Having grown up on a farm and ranch in a small town, he has seen the impact agriculture has on local families. His knowledge in agricultural production, and first-hand experience helping at-risk families and students, fuels him to find practical, sustainable solutions that range from farm to fork to make an impact on local and global hunger.