Two ag bus students selected as Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders

November 12, 2019

Brooke Beinhart, Rachel GroberTwo Department of Economics students are among six students selected as the 2020 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders. Emerging Leaders were selected from an incredibly competitive pool from all 11 partner universities in the sixth year of the program.

Brooke Beinhart (in photo, left) and Rachel Grober, juniors in agricultural business, were selected from the 16 sophomore finalists from six universities.

Their experiential learning opportunity and 12-week internship will start at Land O’Lakes, Inc. headquarters on May 26, 2020 and conclude with a final presentation the week of August 10. Over the course of the summer of 2020, Emerging Leaders will be engaged with mentors at Land O’Lakes headquarters to develop business projects with Purina, WinField United, Dairy Foods and Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN. Students also travel to key Land O’Lakes locations including member cooperative and farm locations. Students will also get some exposure to our international business, including Villa Crop Protection and Land O’Lakes Venture 37 projects in East Africa.

Brooke Beinhart is studying agricultural business and agronomy, and Rachel Grober is studying agricultural business, economics, and supply chain management.