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In February, we launched the Cultivate Community competition. Open to all college students in the United States, it tasked students and student groups with submitting an idea that and helps feed the surrounding community, no matter how big or small.
Blog Update
 collaboration
Wheels up for Africa! The 2019 class of students chosen to participate in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security™ Program depart Friday, June 14, to learn more about agricultural practices in Tanzania and South Africa. The prime focus of the trip is to learn more about the challenge of global hunger and to share the program’s mission of ending food insecurity.

Riley Sleichter

Kansas State University
Riley hails from his family’s sixth generation farm outside of Abilene, Kansas, and he is now studying Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Kansas State University. Growing up, Riley traveled the Midwest with his family, showing cattle at livestock shows and advocating for food production, which has fed his passion for agriculture. As the global population continues to rise, Riley views agriculture technologies as the way to feed, fuel and clothe the world. Riley is excited to work with the other Emerging Leaders to begin developing a brighter future for the generations to follow.