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AURI Executive Director presents at SSTI

Posted on September 16, 2014, in AURI News

AURI Executive Director Teresa Spaeth was invited to speak at the national SSTI conference in Chicago this week as part of a panel about “Supporting Innovation in Rural Economies.” Spaeth’s topic was on strengthening our rural roots, which focused on AURI’s role on enhancing the rural economy. Specifically Spaeth spoke about the help AURI provides […]

Small meat processing industry at a crossroads

Posted on September 5, 2014, in News

–by Liz Morrison Minnesota’s small meat processing industry is entering a critical transition period, as aging owners approach retirement, and aging facilities need modernizing. That’s according to a new AURI survey of Minnesota’s 280 small meat and poultry processors. The $70,000 study, released in May, found that two-thirds of the owner-operators of small meat processing […]

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Upcoming 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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