May 2015

Agbioscience industry could create $1.3 billion in economic impact in Northwest Minnesota

Agbioscience is a critical component of Northwest Minnesota’s past and future. A new research report shows that in 2013 agbioscience supported $789.4 million in economic impact—five 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 $1.3 billion in economic output in 2016. Agbioscience is the fusion of agriculture and the associated… Read More »Agbioscience industry could create $1.3 billion in economic impact in Northwest Minnesota

Agbioscience industry creates $2 billion annual economic impact in Central Minnesota

Agbioscience is a critical component of Central Minnesota’s past and future. A new research report shows that in one year alone agbioscience supported $2 billion 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 $3.1 billion in economic output in 2016. Agbioscience is the fusion of agriculture and… Read More »Agbioscience industry creates $2 billion annual economic impact in Central Minnesota

Internship influences agriculture career path for Minnesota native

“It had never crossed my mind that I’d potentially be working in the agriculture industry,” says Rob Pezan, a Saint John’s University senior, who is finishing up an internship at the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute. “Getting this experience in this industry has been incredible for me, and I hope it will become a future career.” Pezan, originally from Plymouth, Minnesota, will leave Saint John’s with a degree in global business… Read More »Internship influences agriculture career path for Minnesota native