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Making corn stover more digestible

Posted on October 5, 2015, in News

Listen to a radio segment on Ag Ventures Alliance –by Liz Morrison A farm cooperative and a high tech company are joining forces to make corn stover a more nutritious cattle feed. Ag Ventures Alliance Cooperative and Cellulose Sciences International (CSI) plan to commercialize a new process that unlocks the carbohydrates in biomass, improving […]


Couple launches artisan cheese making company at family dairy farm

Posted on October 5, 2015, in Ag Innovation News, AURI News, News

–by Jonathan Eisenthal Alise Sjostrom realized a longtime dream with the launch in July 2014, of Redhead Creamery, an artisan cheese maker, located on the dairy farm where she grew up. The dairy herd and the cheese company, located near Brooten, Minnesota, are jointly owned by Alise, her husband, Lucas, and her parents, Jerry and […]

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CERTs Seed Grants

Taking place on October 13, 2015

Seed Grant Funding Available for Minnesota Clean Energy Projects. CERTs seeks to provide Seed Grants to support the labor costs for clean energy projects that spur community development in Minnesota. Project proposals should be for community-based energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that also provide forums for community education about the technologies and their economic, […]

AURI@Minnesota IFT Suppliers Expo

Taking place on October 28, 2015

Minnesota IFT Suppliers Expo October 28, 2015 Minneapolis, MN

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