Kate Linner

Economist, Dairy

Kate Linner is an economist in CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange research division, focusing on dairy production and processing market research. Prior to joining CoBank in 2019, she was a procurement manager with General Mills for six years, covering dairy and other agricultural ingredients. As part of her role, she spent two years in Berkeley, California, as the procurement manager for Annie’s Inc. focusing on organic and non-GMO commodities. Most recently, she was the global procurement manager for functional ingredients in Geneva, Switzerland.

Ms. Linner holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Minnesota.