Ag Innovation Update

March 2010

AURI Awarded Grant to Help with Biomass

Posted on March 29, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

Crookston, Minn.—AURI has been awarded a $99,000 grant to assist more than a dozen biomass projects in eleven counties throughout rural Minnesota. The funding comes through USDA Rural Development from funds provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), signed into law by President Obama in February of 2009. The grant will be used […]

AURI Hosts Drying Technology Demonstration

Posted on March 29, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

Waseca, Minn.—Several innovative drying technologies that could benefit agri-processors will be demonstrated at an event sponsored by AURI. The event takes place Thursday, May 13 in Benson. The event includes presentations on each of the processes, followed by a demonstration of one of the technologies on a several different feedstocks. The highlighted processes include a […]

AURI Meat Processing Workshop

Posted on March 29, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

Many Minnesota retailers and meat processors are missing out on potential markets and they don’t even know it. That could mean sales are walking right out the door. Learning more about changing consumer tastes and growing market segments can reverse that trend and instead, offer new opportunities. There is also information on alternative meat cutting […]