Food and Ag
The MN Valley Business Journal published a feature about how Minnesota State University, Mankato plays a vital role in contributing to the needs and demands of its community and stakeholders through agribusiness initiatives.
Growing innovative leaders in the agribusiness and food industries, this program is a select group of University students interested in exploring agribusiness and food careers as well as developing leadership skills.
The CIE hosts the annual Big Ideas Challenge, a new venture competition. The competition hosts an agriculture, food and beverage division that encourages students to develop innovative solutions to industry and consumer needs related to food.
The Ag Affinity Research Group consists of interdisciplinary faculty and staff working together on research and projects in the region related to agriculture and food.
We offer a variety of undergraduate majors and minors, master's, and certificate programs in the food and agriculture industry.
Cutting-edge research in state-of-the-art facilities is one of the hallmarks of Minnesota State Mankato.
Minnesota State Mankato is home to modern research facilities and a number of leading research centers and institutes.