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Land O'Lakes Procurement Manager Speaker at Collegiate Farm Bureau

Posted: February 9, 2017

Ron Davis, Procurement Manager for Land O'Lakes, is presenting at the Collegiate Farm Bureau meeting on Wednesday, February 15th at 5:30 p.m. in 324 ASI.

On Wednesday, February 15th, Ron Davis will be speaking at the Collegiate Farm Bureau meeting about his position at Land O'Lakes as the Procurement Manager. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is a member-owned agricultural cooperative based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul suburb of Arden Hills, Minnesota, focusing on the dairy industry. The co-op states that it has about 3,600 direct producer-members, 1,000 member-cooperatives, and about 10,000 employees who process and distribute products for about 300,000 agricultural producers; handling 12 billion pounds of milk annually. The co-op is one of the largest producers of butter and cheese in the United States. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in 324 ASI with food provided for attendees. All are welcome to attend the presentation and ask questions about his role in the dairy industry, Land O'Lakes, or other questions relating to the current state of dairy supply in Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.
Interested in joining Collegiate Farm Bureau? Please contact the president, Nettie Baugher at , for more information or see the following description. By working closely with the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Penn State Collegiate Farm Bureau students get a glimpse of agricultural policy and decision making at the local, state, and federal levels. You will be introduced to real-world industry professionals while building networks for future opportunities. Students also learn about the many areas of agriculture that they can be involved in now and in the future. Upcoming events include attending the State and National Legislative days to lobby your elected officials on agriculture policy.