Staff in the Olson Agricultural Analytical Services Lab on the South Dakota State University campus couldn't believe their ears. [...]whenever there is difficult moment for Barry or anyone else on the campus ... my inclination is to reach out and say, 'All right, is there some opportunity here for the private sector to marry up with this initiative and turn it into basically a nonpublic entity?' " The fact is, other land grant institutions have faced tough decisions similar to what SDSU ended up doing with Olson lab, Dunn said.
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