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Funds Available for Rural Small Businesses

April 26, 2017

Blandin Foundation infuses funds to NRRI's Business Assistance Fund to help entrepreneurs in Itasca County and beyond.

Building Markets for Balsam Fir

April 25, 2017

Chemical-free heat treatment makes Minnesota's low value softwoods durable for expanded markets.

UMD's LSBE. Exterior shot of the turnaround area.

A Business School Audit that’s Complete Garbage

April 20, 2017

In conjunction with Earth Week, the Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) is conducting a trash audit.

Land Use Changes

March 27, 2017

Study shows conversion of grassland to corn production in relation to expanding ethanol refineries.

Students Tackle Stormwater

March 23, 2017

Students work with the Natural Resources Research Institute to create a stormwater master plan.

Improving Steam Locomotive sustainability

March 2, 2017

NRRI continues research to develop a clean burning, renewable solid fuel to replace fossil coal in steam locomotives.

NRRI Patents Filtering Product to Remove Cadmium

February 15, 2017

NRRI helps rural Minnesota business with complex chemistry for product to remove toxic pollutants from industrial water systems.

State Funding Will Move Minnesota's Mining Future Forward

January 30, 2017

NRRI's Mining Innovation Initiative received $2.6M from the state legislature. What are we doing with it?

NRRI Expands Markets for Modified Wood

January 25, 2017

Overcoming a hurdle in wood treatment leads to higher value products from wood resources.

Jobs, Clean Fuel Come with NRRI Solution

December 16, 2016

NRRI proposes a solution to removing an invasive plant in Africa that could provide much needed jobs and a cooking fuel source.

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