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2017 Annual Report

Posted on February 6, 2018, in AURI News, News

Erik Evans Agricultural Utilization Research Institute 612.704.1120 eevans@auri.org       Another Strong Year for the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute  Newly Published 2017 Annual Report Tells the Story SAINT PAUL, Minn. – February, 2018 – The newly published Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) documents another year of positive […]

New Staff Announcement

Posted on February 6, 2018, in AURI News, News

CONTACT: Michael Gottsacker Russell Herder 612/230-6357 michael.gottsacker@russellherder.com         AURI Hires New Staff for Project Management and Project Development Roles January, 2018, St Paul, MN—The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) is pleased to announce its recent hiring of Monte Koshel and Jason Robinson, who join the AURI team as a Project Manager and […]

AURI Receives RCDG Grant

Posted on February 6, 2018, in AURI News, News

CONTACT: Erik Evans Agricultural Utilization Research Institute 612.704.1120 eevans@auri.org   AURI Awarded USDA Rural Cooperative Development Grant   January 2018, St Paul, MN—The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) a $200,000 Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) to assist rural businesses and cooperative development during the 2018 calendar year. This is […]

New Uses Forum 2018: Adding Value at the Speed of Innovation

Posted on January 6, 2018, in Ag Innovation News, AURI Events, AURI News, Events, News

For the second year in a row, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) will host a New Uses Forum to highlight current and potential innovative uses for the agricultural commodities produced in the state and region. Scheduled for April 12, 2018, with a networking reception on the preceding evening. The theme, “Adding Value at the […]

AURI STAFF COLUMN: SEEING AROUND CORNERS: Looking to the future of Biofuels      

Posted on January 6, 2018, in Ag Innovation News, Sidebars

By AURI Australian researchers are studying the possibility of turning crops like agave, hemp, or the native saltbush and wild-growing sorghum into biofuels of the future. Studies show that it’s possible to extract non-traditional plant oils and turn them into biodiesel for vehicles, machinery and even aviation fuel. Currently oils extracted from palm and soy […]

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