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for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products.
Spring Means Changes at AURI
Spring is a time of new growth for Minnesota and the upper Midwest region. In that spirit, AURI is pleased to welcome three new individuals to our Board of Directors: Senator Gene Dornink, Representative Mike Sundin and Erin Heitkamp.
I-29 Moo University’s Dairy Podcast
The I-29 Moo University Dairy Consortium launched a new podcast in 2020. Created for dairy producers along the I-29 corridor and across the United States, the podcast shares industry-specific insights from the Consortium’s Extension Dairy Specialists. 
Handmade in Minnesota: Sara’s Tipsy Pies
The evolution into retail for the alcohol-infused pies made famous at the Minnesota State Fair has been one guided by backing, love and teamwork. Founder Sara Hayden and Vice President Hugh Williams share their story.
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.