Rural Wealth Creation Conference
The Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Ford Foundation are convening a National Conference and Conversation on Rural Wealth Creation and Livelihoods. The conference will bring together researchers, practitioners and policy-makers who are working on regional and rural development issues to discuss and facilitate a common understanding about fostering wealth creation and improved livelihoods in rural America through research and local, regional and federal development initiatives.
AURI Executive Director Teresa Spaeth, will be attending this invitation only conference on behalf of AURI. Find AURI presentation materials below.
File attached: Updated.innovation.presentation.JWL.pdf
File attached: Rural Innovation Network Presentation
Numerous surveys show that when given the choice, consumers would rather purchase products made from renewable, biobased ingredients than those from non-renewable products like petroleum. AURI collaborates with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help give consumers access to information on biobased products while helping Minnesota businesses take advantage of market opportunities.
>Read the full report Economic Contribution of the Agbioscience Industry in 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 […]
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 […]
–by Teresa Spaeth Generating new ideas. Selecting those innovations that are most likely to succeed. Implementing ideas in the marketplace to create economic impact. These steps are instrumental to successful innovations that result in new products on store shelves and new processes that reduce waste, save money and create jobs. None of these steps to […]
>Read the full report “Economic Contribution of Agbioscience in Greater Minnesota” (PDF download) Agbiosicence presents the unique opportunity to bridge the future of rural and urban Minnesota. A new research report just released shows that in one year alone the industry supported $23.4 billion in economic impact in Greater Minnesota and $12.5 billion in the […]