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Optimization of Denitrifying Bioreactor Performance with Agricultural Residue-Based Filter Media

Posted on April 19, 2018, in News, Research

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), in partnership with USDA-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), Minnesota Corn Research & Promotion Council (MCRPC) and the University of Minnesota (U of M) are pleased to announce the release of a new study, titled “Optimisation of Denitrifying Bioreactor Performance with Agricultural Residue-Based Filter Media.” The study examined the performance of […]

Advantages of Wood Heat for Commercial Poultry Production

Posted on April 18, 2018, in News, Research

Viking Company of Albany, MN, along with partners Clean Energy Resource Teams and the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, are pleased to announce the release of their findings report on the Advantages of Wood Heat for Poultry field study. The demonstration project field-tested a 1.65 million Btu (British thermal unit) wood chip furnace in a live […]

Ag Innovation Update-February 2018

Posted on April 6, 2018, in Ag Innovation Update

Ag Innovation Update-March 2018

Posted on April 6, 2018, in Ag Innovation Update

Ag Innovation Update-January 2018

Posted on April 6, 2018, in Ag Innovation Update

Ag Innovation Update-December 2017

Posted on April 6, 2018, in Ag Innovation Update

AURI STAFF COLUMN: SEEING AROUND CORNERS

Posted on April 6, 2018, in Ag Innovation News

Food Macro Trends By Jason Robinson Trends in food can be a fickle thing – some are multiyear in duration, some are fads, which are here today, gone tomorrow. They can be classified as either “macro” or “micro,” the definition of which is influenced by both duration and underlying consumer motivation (or mindset) toward the […]

Small Investment Big Impacts

Posted on April 6, 2018, in News

USDA Grant to AURI Yields Impressive Returns by DAN LEMKE Sound investments should generate a positive return, and a federal program providing support for rural economic development through AURI is producing returns most investors could only imagine. AURI was recently awarded a 2018 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) through a […]

Gathering All The Ingredients

Posted on April 6, 2018, in News

Midwest Pantry and its NE Food District lower hurdles that encumber food entrepreneurs by AURI Midwest Pantry’s Zoie Glass is an avid ice fisher. She finds it relaxing, but one also could reasonably conclude her on a frozen lake dreaming up yet another service – such as supplying raw materials to any of the six […]

Board Spotlight: Q&A with board member John Schafer

Posted on April 6, 2018, in News

BY AURI This quarter the Ag Innovation News brings you an interview with AURI board member, John Schafer. John comes from a multi-generational farming family who recently celebrated their centennial in the Hereford cattle business. Therefore, it should come as no surprise he brings a wealth of beef and traditional protein expertise to the board. […]