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October 2016

AURI Awarded USDA Rural Cooperative Development Grant

    Earlier this month the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) was named the recipient of a $200,000 Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) provided by the USDA. This grant was one of 29 awarded to organizations in 22 states to help create jobs and support business expansion in rural areas and it is the third time AURI received a RCDG since 2010. “America’s rural communities have incredible potential to create jobs and… Read More »AURI Awarded USDA Rural Cooperative Development Grant

    A Call for Nominations: AURI Seeks Two Board Candidates

      The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) seeks diverse and highly skilled candidates to fill two open seats on its board of directors; one seat represents a Minnesota agribusiness and the other represents a Minnesota research and promotion council.  Ideal board skills include strong interpersonal communication, financial management, and experiences in leadership as it relates to AURI’s mission – foster long-term economic benefit for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products. AURI’s board… Read More »A Call for Nominations: AURI Seeks Two Board Candidates