At the heart of AURI’s success with producers is the organizations commitment to collaborations with leading agricultural institutions.

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Agricultural Innovation Partnership Program

This program will help catalyze innovation, generate new ideas and support collaborative partnerships that either add value to Minnesota’s agricultural products or improve efficiencies in their processing.

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Rural Cooperative Development Center

Since 2011, AURI’s Rural Cooperative Development Center has helped cooperatives remain vital elements of the agriculture industry while supporting their ability to grow.

Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council

The Minnesota Wheat Research and Promotion Council (MWRPC) was awarded an Agricultural Growth, Research, & Innovation (AGRI) Crop Research Grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to fund a two-year study that has the potential for meaningful long-term advances for an important Minnesota commodity.