Ag Innovation Update

April 2010

Fertilizer for a Brighter Future

Posted on April 22, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

Marshall, Minn.—Southern Minnesota agricultural coproducts may soon be used to help the less fortunate grow their own food. Marshall, Minnesota agronomist Mark Altman was approached by a humanitarian organization based in Canada to develop a natural fertilizer for distribution to low income people in the United States and Canada. The garden fertilizer will be provided […]

Franken headlines Renewable Energy Roundtable event

Posted on April 22, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

Fergus Falls, Minn.— Senator Al Franken will share his thoughts on energy issues and the future of Minnesota’s renewable energy industry with Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Roundtable. The event will be held June 4 in Fergus Falls. “We are excited to have Senator Franken speaking at the Roundtable,” says Kate Paris of AURI and Roundtable coordinator. […]

Seeing Around Corners

Posted on April 22, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

A number of Minnesota’s future agriculture leaders will get a glimpse into the future of value-added agriculture at the upcoming FFA convention in St. Paul. AURI will conduct a workshop on April 27th called "Seeing Around Corners: The Future of Value-Added Agriculture." "The FFA convention provides a great opportunity to connect with the next generation […]