AURI provides scientific technical assistance, technology transfer and a targeted network of resources to develop value-added uses for crops and coproducts. We provide applied research services and product development assistance to create new ag-based products and help move them to market.
The mission of the Northwest Research and Outreach Center is to contribute, within the framework of the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station and the College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, to the acquisition, interpretation and dissemination of research results to the people of Minnesota, with application to the knowledge base of the United States and World.
The mission of the U of M Crookston Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) is to encourage entrepreneurship through educational leadership, applied research, and insightful consulting.
The U of M Crookston Center for Sustainability is charged with providing overall regional leadership for sustainability work on the Crookston campus, while at the same time encouraging broad participation from across the campus, community, and region.