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AURI Debuts Food Product Evaluation and Sensory Laboratory

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Nov. 4, 2019) – The Agriculture Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) are proud to announce the opening of a new Food Product Evaluation and Sensory Laboratory. The shared laboratory is in the Individualized Learning building on the campus of SMSU in Marshall, Minn. The custom-built facility is […]

AURI and MN AgriGrowth Council Partner on Industrial Hemp Forum

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

SAINT PAUL, MN (Oct. 1, 2019) – The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and the MN AgriGrowth Council have partnered for an event to discuss the opportunities, obstacles and expansion of industrial hemp. The event will be held on November 6, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas Schulze […]

Midwest Bioenergy Celebration Explores Biomass Energy Expansion for Heat and Power

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (October 14, 2019) –The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute’s Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Roundtable, Heating the Midwest, and Koda Energy LLC are partnering to hold the Midwest Bioenergy Celebration on National Bioenergy Day, Oct. 23, 2019. With the weather cooling and the heating season approaching, the efficient production and use of heat and energy […]

New Event Explores Agricultural Innovations in Brewing and Distilling for Minnesota

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Oct. 04, 2019) – Locally sourced agricultural products are fueling many exciting opportunities in Minnesota’s economy. A prime example of this growth is in the state’s booming craft brewing and distilling industry. To highlight this growth and discuss opportunities for more innovation, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute is pleased to announce it […]

AURI Releases Report on Minnesota’s Hemp Industry – Research to Serve as Resource for Stakeholders in Minnesota Hemp Marketplace

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (September 11, 2019) – The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) released a new report on Minnesota’s burgeoning hemp marketplace. The report, Building an Industrial Hemp Industry in Minnesota, is an educational resource for stakeholders, defining opportunities and challenges driving business in this revitalized industry. The interest and demand for hemp has steadily […]

AURI Video: High OIeic Soybean Oil Event at The Good Acre

Posted on November 5, 2019, in Videos

AURI Drives Demand for High Oleic Soybean Oil in University Foodservice Operations

Posted on October 18, 2019, in Ag Innovation News, News

Rarely do restaurants and foodservice operators have the opportunity to improve the quality and healthfulness of their products while saving costs , but that’s exactly what three universities in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin discovered during a test of high oleic soybean oil conducted by AURI and funded by the United Soybean Board. The test, a […]

Filling The Information Gap AURI’s Program Catalyzes Innovation

Posted on October 18, 2019, in Ag Innovation News, News

The Latin proverb “fortune favors the bold” may hold some truth, but it’s not a very sound business strategy. Over the course of its 30-year history, AURI and its staff have demonstrated that success in the business world most frequently favors the prepared. AURI’s Agricultural Innovation Partnership (AIP) program helps entrepreneurs and existing businesses prepare […]

AURI Upgrading Facilities

Posted on October 18, 2019, in Ag Innovation News, News

In an effort to meet current client needs and expected growth in the food and agriculture sectors, AURI is implementing a number of upgrades to its laboratories and facilities. Specifically, the centers in Waseca and Marshall, Minnesota will undergo significant additions and extensions to increase both capacity and capabilities. Waseca AURI’s Coproducts Pilot facility is […]

Board Spotlight Q&A with Board Member John Veldhouse

Posted on October 18, 2019, in Ag Innovation News, News

This quarter, Ag Innovation News highlights one of its newest board members, Jon Veldhouse. In addition to his role on the Board of Directors, Mr. Veldhouse is also currently responsible for identifying and realizing new business opportunities to grow Cargill’s global bio-industrial footprint. Read on to learn more about him, his background and his goals […]