Ag Innovation Update

April 2009

Boosting Biodiesel

Posted on April 1, 2009, in Ag Innovation Update

Minnesota’s biodiesel consumption will be getting a boost in the coming weeks as the next phase of the state’s biodiesel program kicks in. Beginning May 1, each gallon of diesel sold in Minnesota will bump to a five percent biodiesel blend, up from the two percent inclusion that had been in place since 2005. The […]

AURI at 20

Posted on April 1, 2009, in Ag Innovation Update

2009 marks the 20th year of AURI’s operation as a nonprofit corporation created to improve the economy of rural Minnesota through the development of value-added uses for the state’s agricultural commodities. During the farm crisis of the 1980’s, Minnesota leaders recognized something innovative needed to be done to strengthen rural Minnesota’s economy and to use […]