April 2015

Agbioscience industry poised to create long-term prosperity for Southwest Minnesota

Agbioscience is a critical component of Southwest Minnesota’s past and future. A new research report shows that in one year alone agbioscience supported $2.6 billion in economic impact—eight percent of the region’s total economic output. And with the right steps and action, agbioscience could drive additional long-term prosperity in this region of the state—potentially growing to $4.3 billion in economic output in 2016. Agbioscience is the fusion of agriculture and… Read More »Agbioscience industry poised to create long-term prosperity for Southwest Minnesota

Agbioscience industry could create $1.2 billion in economic impact in West Central Minnesota

Agbioscience is a critical component of west central Minnesota’s past and future. A new research report shows that in 2013 agbioscience supported $817.2 million in economic impact—four percent of the region’s total economic output. And with the right steps and action, agbioscience could drive additional long-term prosperity in this region of the state—potentially growing to $1.2 billion in economic output in 2016. Agbioscience is the fusion of agriculture and the… Read More »Agbioscience industry could create $1.2 billion in economic impact in West Central Minnesota

Agricultural Utilization Research Institute names interim executive director

The board of directors of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute today announced that Adam Stratton will serve as interim executive director while the search for a permanent leader of the Institute is underway. Stratton was previously senior director of finance & administration for the Institute. The Institute’s previous executive director, Teresa Spaeth, has stepped down. “We remain as committed as ever to fulfilling the mission given to us by the… Read More »Agricultural Utilization Research Institute names interim executive director

Agbioscience industry—especially food sector—poised to create long-term prosperity for Southeast Minnesota

Agbioscience—especially the food sector—is a critical component of Southeast Minnesota’s past and future. A new research report shows that in one year alone agbioscience supported $8.3 billion in economic impact in Minnesota’s Southeast region. This is 11 percent of the region’s total economic output. And with the right steps and action, agbioscience could drive additional long-term prosperity in this region of the state—potentially growing to $12.3 billion in economic output… Read More »Agbioscience industry—especially food sector—poised to create long-term prosperity for Southeast Minnesota