Land O’Lakes Begins Second Century on Solid Foundation

4 Aug 2021


Land O’Lakes ushered in its second century of operations Wednesday by dedicating a bronze sculpture on its Arden Hills campus and reporting that it doubled profitability for the first half of 2021.

About 20 members of the University of Minnesota marching band were on hand for the celebration Wednesday morning when Land O’Lakes president and CEO Beth Ford unveiled the statue that was commissioned to mark the cooperative’s 100th anniversary.

Joining Ford was Hopkins-based artist Deb Zeller, who created the sculpture, called “Rooted in Tomorrow,” that depicts a grandfather walking hand in hand on a farm with his grandchild.

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