The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) is dedicated to making its Ag Innovation News the most interesting, engaging and informative publication in the value-added agriculture sector. However, as it enters its 25th year of publication, the paper’s editorial staff understands that sometimes changes are necessary to stay current and meet the readers’ wants and needs. […]
Nanobionic spinach plants can detect explosives Spinach is no longer just a superfood; by embedding leaves with carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone. This is one of the first demonstrations of engineering electronic systems […]
New Uses Ag Innovation Forum You may have read about the upcoming New Uses Ag Innovation Forum in this past October’s issue of the newspaper. This month AURI has an update on this big event with information on its location, registration and panel lineup. The New Uses Ag Innovation Forum will happen on March 22 […]
Minnesota food innovators are producing hip, handcrafted shrubs and switchels from muddled fruit, sugar and vinegar. These traditional drinks have roots in Colonial times, when people used apple cider vinegar to preserve fruit for the winter.
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