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Carolyn Olson

Board Spotlight: Q&A with board member Carolyn Olson

Posted on July 10, 2018, in Ag Innovation News

This edition of Ag Innovation News brings you an interview with one of AURI’s newest board members, Carolyn Olson. She brings a wealth of knowledge on organic growing and modern farm practices to the organization. She is the current District III Director on the Minnesota Farm Bureau Board of Directors, and chair of the American Farm Bureau Organic and Direct Marketing Issue Advisory Committee.

Board Spotlight: Q&A with board member John Schafer

Posted on April 6, 2018, in News

BY AURI This quarter the Ag Innovation News brings you an interview with AURI board member, John Schafer. John comes from a multi-generational farming family who recently celebrated their centennial in the Hereford cattle business. Therefore, it should come as no surprise he brings a wealth of beef and traditional protein expertise to the board. […]

Board Spotlight

Posted on July 18, 2017, in Ag Innovation News

This quarter, Ag Innovation News is highlighting two of its current board members—recently elected Senator Rich Draheim and current Secretary-Treasurer Art Brandli. Both Directors show a great dedication to AURI and its endeavors, while having unique backgrounds. Hopefully you can see from the side-by-side interviews how diverse opinions and visions for the organization’s future work […]

Agricultural Utilization Research Institute announces new board members

Posted on January 27, 2015, in Ag Innovation News, AURI News, News

The board of directors of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute welcomed two new members and two returning members at its regularly scheduled January meeting. The new and returning members, as following, are: New: Minnesota State Representative Debra Kiel, representing the Minnesota State House Agriculture Finance Committee. Rep. Kiel and her husband, Lonn, own and operate […]

Agricultural Utilization Research Institute board elects officers

Posted on January 28, 2014, in AURI News

At its regularly scheduled board meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2014, the board of directors of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) elected its officers for 2014. Officers of the board are elected every January. The positions, as follows, are: Chairman: Ron Obermoller, who represents Minnesota Soybean on AURI’s Board. This will be Obermoller’s second term […]

Agricultural Utilization Research Institute Seeks Board Nominations

Posted on September 26, 2013, in AURI News

WASECA, MINN., September 26, 2013 – The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) is seeking nominees for two Board of Directors seats.  The open positions are due to the expiring terms of Ron Obermoller (representing the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council) and John Goihl (representing a Minnesota agribusiness). Both Obermoller and Goihl are eligible for […]

New AURI chair passionate about agriculture’s future

Posted on March 28, 2012, in Ag Innovation News

The role of AURI board chair is a natural fit for Ron Obermoller, who was elected to the position on January 19. A lifelong farmer, with a background in animal science and agronomy, he has been passionate about ag research since a young age. “You’re creating the future,” says Obermoller, whose 800-acre farm has been […]

April 2012 Board of Directors Meeting

Posted on February 23, 2012, in AURI Board Meetings

April 2012 Board of Directors Meeting Thursday, April 19, 2012 Embassy Suites, St. Paul, MN

June 2012 Board of Directors Meeting

Posted on February 23, 2012, in AURI Board Meetings

June 2012 Board of Directors Meeting. Held in conjunction with Ag Innovator of the Year award. Thursday, June 21, 2012 Location: Owatonna, Minn.

July 2012 Board of Directors Meeting

Posted on February 23, 2012, in AURI Board Meetings

July 2012 Board of Directors Meeting. Thursday, July 19, 2012 Walker, Minn.