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Minnesota’s Fergus Foods named semi-finalist in National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

Posted on October 14, 2014, in News

The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced the 10 national semi-finalists of the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The challenge provides an opportunity for individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations being developed in rural regions of the United States. One of the finalists is Minnesota’s Fergus Foods. After a series of virtual team interviews, judges […]

Pork tasting test success

Posted on October 2, 2014, in AURI News, News

Scientists Carissa Nath and Doug Root, Ph. D. held two successful pork tasting sessions in September at the Marshall AURI laboratory. Both Nath and Root were featured in the Marshall Independent newspaper. Read the article in the Marshall Independent to discover what was learned from the pork tasting panels.

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Upcoming Events

AURI@Midwest Innovation Summit

Taking place on October 28, 2014

Midwest Cleantech Open Tuesday, October 28, 2014 The Depot Hotel Minneapolis, MN


Marketplace Opportunities: Integration of Biobased and Conventional Plastics

Taking place on October 28, 2014

Learn about opportunities to advance biobased materials in Minnesota, network with experts and connect with others in the industry–all with the goal of growing the bioplastics industry. Tuesday, October 28, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Maple Grove Community Center Meeting Room 133 12951 Weaver Lake Road Maple Grove, MN 55369 Keynote speaker: Jim Lunt This forum will […]

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