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Shannon Schlecht

Agricultural Utilization Research Institute names Schlecht as new Executive Director

Posted on July 28, 2015, in AURI News, News

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), an innovative nonprofit that fuels economic growth in Minnesota, has announced the appointment of Shannon M. Schlecht as its new Executive Director. Schlecht, who most recently served as Vice President of Policy for U.S. Wheat Associates in Arlington, VA, will officially join the organization in September, when he will assume overall strategic and […]

Cheese trends

Posted on July 20, 2015, in Videos

Americans love cheese. In fact, the USDA says U.S. cheese consumption is up 42 percent in the past 25 years. The average American consumes more than 33 pounds of cheese each year, still less than half of the nearly 72 pounds per year consumed by people in Greece and nearly 53 pounds by the French. […]

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AURI Board of Directors meeting August 20, 2015 8:30 am The Inn at Maple Crossing 14709 Maple Inn Rd SE Mentor, MN

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