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September 17, 2019

Are you a student who is interested in Ag, Food, Business careers?! You probably are, or you wouldn't be following our blog, yea?

The College is hosting the 2019 Ag, Food, Business Career Fair on Wednesday, September 25 in the North Star Ballroom in the St. Paul Student...

August 29, 2019

Food security. Agricultural policy. International development. Sustainability. These are all issues that the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge aims to tackle, drawing together emerging student leaders from across the nation to take on this work.

This June, U of M Emerg...

May 13, 2019

Now that the year has come to a close, it is important to think about how to spend this summer. This could mean taking up a new hobby, exploring new interests, or planning a road trip.

Taking up a new hobby

Is there anything you have been wanting to try but didn’t have t...

May 1, 2019

Despite the wonky Minnesota weather we have having, Summer is coming up soon. Before these summer months hit, plan to maximize your productivity. It is so easy to enter summer without an plan and then before you know it, it is the beginning of the fall semester and you...

April 25, 2019

As the end of the semester approaches, it can be difficult to maintain motivation. Here are some suggestions to keep your feet on the ground, and head above water.

If you control your mindset, you control your life.

I know that school can get overwhelming and everything...

April 23, 2019

It is that time of the year, internship season! What can you do now to help prepare for this upcoming opportunity?

Do your research. Learn about the history of the company you will be working for and also get to know the people you will be working with, before you actua...

April 22, 2019

This summer, I interned at CHS Hedging in Inver Grove Heights, MN. At CHS, I worked at the order desk. My responsibilities were to talk with farmers and grain elevators about buying or selling orders for the commodity markets. I thought this aspect was very interesting...

April 18, 2019

Do you want…

  1. Exposure to the opportunities within a potential filled industry?

  2. Networking with extremely talented professionals?

  3. Insights to competitive internships?

  4. Opportunities for national scholarships?

  5. An all-expenses paid trip to California...

April 15, 2019

The Internship

I was provided the opportunity to intern at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) for summer and fall of 2018. My supervisor was Kevin Hennessy, Bioenergy Manager with the Ag Marketing and Development Division. My main task was to update the Manur...

April 10, 2019

Working for the Agronomy Department at the University of Minnesota this past summer was a wonderful experience. There was a wide variety of work I did, but one of my favorite areas was working with soybean cyst nematode. I had the opportunity to see experiments through...

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