2018

Open Agribusiness AURI Board Seat

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) seeks a diverse and highly skilled candidate, representing an agribusiness, to serve on its governing Board of Directors. AURI board members have strong interest in improving the food and value-added agriculture industry and are committed to the organization’s values, including respect, dedication, teamwork, trust, resourcefulness, enthusiasm and safety. The ideal candidate for the open board seat should demonstrate those values and bring experience in… Read More »Open Agribusiness AURI Board Seat

AURI Seeks New Board Members to Further Value-Added Agriculture Innovation in Minnesota

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), seeks two diverse and highly skilled candidates to serve on its governing Board of Directors to fill open seats for a term of three years each. One of the open seats must be occupied by representatives from the agribusiness, while the other is an at-large seat, which is open to individuals with a variety of professional experiences. “The ideal candidates for the open positions… Read More »AURI Seeks New Board Members to Further Value-Added Agriculture Innovation in Minnesota

You Are What You Eat: The Nexus of Food & Health Agenda

Agenda & Presentations for The Nexus of Food & Health Larta Institute’s Global Ag Innovation Network (GAIN), Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), MyFormulary USA, and Mercy Hospitality convened thought leaders, entrepreneurs, industry and academic representatives as well as investors to promote understanding around the old, the new and the relevant in the journey from farm to plate. Begin with Breakfast: How to Supercharge Your Day Presentation Welcome and Overview Shannon… Read More »You Are What You Eat: The Nexus of Food & Health Agenda

Agricultural Residue For Nitrate Removal Shows Promise for Minnesota’s Environment and Economy

There are opportunities for farmers to save money by switching from wood to agricultural residue materials —like straw and corn cobs— to remove nitrates from drainage water. That is the conclusion of a new study published by 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. The study “Optimization of Denitrifying Bioreactor Performance with… Read More »Agricultural Residue For Nitrate Removal Shows Promise for Minnesota’s Environment and Economy