Dr. Charlie Blinn with the University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources joins us again this week. This time he digs into the numbers to take a look at an important part of the forest products industry, the small producers.
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Dr. Charles Blinn of the Department of Forest Resources at the University of Minnesota joins us this week to talk about the importance of forestry in Minnesota, not just for wood products but for land stewardship and recreation.
Kent Thiesse, vice president at MinnStar Bank and a Farm Management Specialist, joins us today to talk about what renegotiating NAFTA, or pulling out of it altogether, would mean for agriculture, especially in the Upper Midwest.
CRPD board member and president of Minnesota State Mankato Richard Davenport joins us again this week to talk some more about higher education, specifically how higher ed priorities intersect are affected by federal issues.
This week Dr. Richard Davenport, president of Minnesota State University Mankato and a Center board member, talks with us about the impact the unknowns at the federal level are having on some aspects of higher education, including fundraising and educational opportunities for immigrants.
We talk this week about the gubernatorial candidates’ forum the Center is hosting along with the Minnesota Newspaper Association and Compeer Financial (formerly AgStar) on Jan. 26. While the event isn’t open to the public, it will be a great opportunity for candidates to sit in front of a room full of newspaper reporters and ...
This week on RuralMN Radio, the Center’s Research Associate Kelly Asche talks about updating the State of Rural Minnesota report by first answering the question: Just what is “rural”?
Anna Boroff, executive director of the Minnesota Cable Communications Association, joins us again this week to talk about the potential for investment in infrastructure that deregulating the communications industry could bring.
This week on RuralMn Radio, we talk with Anna Boroff, executive director of the Minnesota Cable Communications Association and Center board member, about just what net neutrality is and how it might affect Minnesotans.
This week we have part 2 of our interview with the Center’s outgoing president Brad Finstad as he heads off to take over as state director of USDA Rural Development. Brad talks about which project over his ten years at the Center gave him the biggest ah-ha moment, and what he’ll be doing now in ...