Ag Innovation News

Apr–Jun, 2002

Vol. 11, No. 2

This edition of Ag Innovation News was originally published in approximately April of 2002.

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It is difficult to gauge impact. A professional athlete’s statistics, for instance, may belie his true value to the team. His clubhouse contributions and
Farmer-owned pork plant starts processing Dawson, Minn. — Minnesota’s newest pork processing facility is up and running. The Prairie Farmers Cooperative plant began processing
Oakdale, Minn. — Greener Pastures, which makes more than a dozen grain-based fertilizers and turf products, has developed natural weed-killers using sugar beet molasses.
Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a series exploring AURI and the services it provides Minnesota. The first segment surveyed AURI’s mission
Perham, Minn. — Dairy farm wastes could someday heat homes and dry clothes for residents of a northern Minnesota town. That’s according to Little
The sites below may seem “a little of this” and “a little of that,” but they all contain serious information about agriculture. Some are
St. Paul, Minn. — A Minnesota company is greasing the way for soy-based lubricants to move into global industrial markets. Cortec Corporation finds soy-based
Crookston, Minn. — Minnesota’s top cash crop could travel the world as food and drink if a new farmer-owned processor of identity-preserved and food-grade