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


Taking place on August 4, 2015

Farmfest August 4-6, 2015 Gilfillan Estate Redwood County, MN

HACCP, Sanitation and Auditing Workshop

Taking place on September 17, 2015

September 17-18, 2015 AURI, Marshall, Minnesota Provided by University of Minnesota Meat Science and Agricultural Utilization Research Institute Instructors: Dr. Ryan Cox and Carissa Nath Topics Covered Impact of Food Safety on the Industry  Introduction to Food Microbiology  Pre-Requisite Sanitation Programs: GMPs and SSOPs  The 7 Principles of HACCP  Chemical, Biological and Physical Hazards The […]

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Upcoming AURI Board Meetings

Board of Directors Conference Call

Taking place on May 29, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015 7 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to approve the Executive Director position description. If any member of the public would like to call in to this meeting, please call AURI’s Waseca office at 507.835.8990 by close of business on Thursday, May 28th in order to receive the appropriate information.

June 2015 Board of Directors meeting

Taking place on June 18, 2015

AURI Board of Directors meeting June 18, 2015 8:30 am Minneapolis Marriott Northwest 7025 Northland Dr N Brooklyn Park, MN

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