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Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture announces 2016 laureates

An internationally renowned bee expert, the former leader of one of Minnesota’s most diversified dairy companies and an innovative leader in pork production are the 2016 recipients of the prestigious Siehl Prize in Agriculture.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/siehl-prize-excellence-agriculture-announces-2016-laureates
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Researchers create synthetic biopathway to turn agriculture waste into ‘green’ products

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have engineered a new synthetic biopathway that can more efficiently and cost-effectively turn agricultural waste, like corn stover and orange peels, into a variety of useful products ranging from spandex to chicken feed.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/researchers-create-synthetic-biopathway-turn-agriculture-waste-green-products
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Group of children in refugee camp.

To Open Borders by Opening Eyes

Cawo Abdi is working to ensure justice and belonging for all.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/open-borders-opening-eyes
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

University of Minnesota showcases entertainment, research and outreach at the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together

The University of Minnesota is gearing up for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together, showcasing an impressive 12-day schedule of events and exhibits. Download the new UMN@TheFair app to see the entire schedule of activities and events.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-showcases-entertainment-research-and-outreach-2015-great-minnesota
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Media Advisory: U of M to host annual cold-climate wine judging

What: The International Cold Climate Wine Competition When: 11:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Aug. 18 Where: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave., St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/media-advisory-u-m-host-annual-cold-climate-wine-judging
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Groundbreaking celebration planned for new bee and pollinator research lab

The U of M will begin construction later this year on a new, 10,500-square-foot lab facility which will house bee research, led by world-renowned bee expert Marla Spivak. The existing lab is outdated and in poor condition; the new lab will include space for training new scientists as well as conducting ongoing research.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/groundbreaking-celebration-planned-new-bee-and-pollinator-research-lab
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Greenhouse gas source has been underestimated from the US Corn Belt, University of Minnesota-led study shows

Estimates of how much nitrous oxide, a significant greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, is being emitted in the central United States have been too low by as much as 40 percent, a new study led by University of Minnesota scientists shows.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/greenhouse-gas-source-has-been-underestimated-us-corn-belt-university-minnesota-led
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Extension analysis: Economic impact of avian flu at nearly $310 million as of May 11

Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at $309.9 million in Greater Minnesota, according to a newly released emergency economic impact analysis from University of Minnesota Extension.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/extension-analysis-economic-impact-avian-flu-nearly-310-million-may-11
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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