The Vision

  • Create a global center of excellence for agriculture and technology in Austin, Minnesota that benefits Southeastern Minnesota and the world.
  • Focus on innovative virtual simulation, leading edge technologies (e.g. drones, robotics, wind/ solar, global information systems) and innovative applied research in agriculture and food science.
  • Address challenges facing the next generation of producers, leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • Showcase the history of agriculture in Minnesota and create a legacy for the future