Foster long-term economic benefit
for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products.
Ag Innovation Partnership Application Deadline June 1.
A program that catalyzes innovation, generates new ideas and supports collaborative partnerships while directing research and technology transfer opportunities that add value to Minnesota’s agriculture.
Gathering All the Ingredients
Midwest Pantry and its NE Food District lower hurdles that encumber food entrepreneurs.
“Helping food entrepreneurs like the tenant partners at NE Food District is spot-on with our mission,” AURI executive director Shannon Schlecht.
Building Mutually Beneficial Partnerships for the Future
Support funds will help AURI advance rural projects and create business opportunities in rural communities, which help further AURI’s overall mission.
AURI in the News

Ag Innovation News
The newspaper is designed to make research and technical information easy to read and enjoyable for the average user. From an initial subscription list of 4,000, it has grown to reach more than 12,000 print and online readers every quarter, covering AURI’s work in the development of new food products, renewable energy, biobased products and new uses for agricultural coproducts.