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UMN SPARKS in Worthington

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 5:30PM - 8:00PM

Join fellow alumni and friends for a conversation with University of Minnesota faculty on topics relevant to Worthington. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m. Check-in * 6 p.m. Program * 7:15 p.m. Social Hour

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Understanding Southwest Minnesota’s Economy
Brigid Tuck, Economic Impact Analyst, Extension Center for Community Vitality
Learn about national and state trends affecting the regional economy, about regional drivers of growth, and the challenges facing the region’s economic future.

The power of a collaborative effort to control diseases in the swine industry 
Dr. Cesar Corzo, Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Learn about the different ways that the University of Minnesota can ensure healthy animals and a thriving swine industry. 

Forever Green: Perennial Profits and Beyond
Don Wyse, Professor and Co-Director of The Center for Integrated Natural Resources & Agricultural Management
Learn about the Forever Green Initiative at the University of Minnesota and how they are developing new types of crops that will bolster the rural and agricultural economy.

Info: Steve Davis at davis937@umn.edu or call 612-625-5156

Prairie Holding Group

  • 1525 Bioscience Drive
    Worthington, MN 56187

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