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Webinar Wednesday Returns
AURI Connects: Webinar Wednesday returns September 14. Join us for a comprehensive discussion on the basics of shelf-life, including testing, modes of failure and more. You'll also have a chance to ask questions of industry experts.
Taking Pride and Making Strides in Locally Produced Turkey
Minnesota is the nation’s top turkey producer, raising nearly 42 million birds per year. Northern Pride Inc. has been active for decades and processes 2.5 million turkeys per year in NW Minnesota.
AURI Receives USDA Grant
The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development (USDA/RD) agency through its Agriculture Innovation Center Program..
Entrepreneur in Residence Program

AURI relaunched its Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) program. Qualified entrepreneurs will benefit from AURI's equipment and expertise, and have access to its laboratory facilities in Waseca and Marshall. In addition, EiR participants will have the opportunity to confer and strategize with AURI's staff and scientists.

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.