AURI hosts a variety of events including the Minnesota Renewable Energy Roundtable; forums in its four focus areas of renewable energy, food, biobased products, and coproducts. In addition, meetings of the board are listed on this page as they’re open to the public. If you’re interested in receiving news about AURI events, please contact

Upcoming AURI Events

AURI@Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council’s Career Expo

Taking place on September 24, 2014

Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council’s Career Expo September 24, 2014 SMSU, Marshall, MN

Get paid to eat pork

Taking place on September 5, 2014

Participate in a study at the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and get paid to eat pork chops. When: Choose from 30-minute sessions offered at noon and 3:30 p.m., September 22-26 Where: AURI, SMSU Campus, 1501 State Street, Marshall, MN Contact: Carissa Nath, 507.537.7060, Event details: Must be a consumer of pork to participate. […]

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Upcoming AURI Board Meetings

November 2014 Board of Directors Meeting

Taking place on November 20, 2014

AURI Board of Directors Regular Meeting November 20, 2014 Location-TBA

December 2014 Core Four Tour

Taking place on December 18, 2014

AURI Board of Directors Core Four Tour December 18, 2014 Location-TBA

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Upcoming Partner Events

Free training and assessment opportunities for solid waste

Taking place on September 11, 2014

Learn how to save money and the environment by attending the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program solid waste training in Jackson. This program will include: MnTAP assistance resources Waste Assessments Self-audit skills Resource reduction/waste prevention opportunities The training in Granite Falls will take place September 19. Click Promo Piece Granite Falls and Jackson to view the link to see […]

2014 Midwest Dairy Research Forum

Taking place on October 14, 2014

The 2014 Midwest Dairy Research Forum held prior to the NCCIA annual conference will be held in October with a theme of “Impact of Heat Resistant Organisms on the Quality of Dairy Products.” This year’s forum will focus on bacteria that causes spoilage of fluid milk, dairy-based products and ingredients. Attendees will learn about thermoduric, […]

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