Ag Innovation Update

August 2010

Second Life

Posted on August 20, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

Nearly all agricultural processing produces leftovers. Those products either require disposal, or preferably offer another potential revenue stream. One coproduct attracting increasing attention is biochar, the combusted remains of biomass or other raw materials that have been gasified. Scientist Al Doering heads up AURI’s coproduct utilization program and has been working with biochar since 2007. […]

Farmfest fun

Posted on August 20, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

Lively political debates and the latest in farm equipment and technologies brought strong crowds out to Farmfest 2010. Thousands of those visitors made their way through the AURI tent to sample food, ask questions and learn more about what is happening in value-added agriculture. “Farmfest offers us a great chance to talk one on one […]

Wellies Meal Replacement Bars

Posted on August 20, 2010, in Ag Innovation Update

For those times when you don’t have the time to prepare and eat a full healthy meal, nutritionist Teri Rose has created Wellies, a meal replacement bar. “Wellies are a true on-the-go filling meal,” Rose says. Consumers can purchase two conveniently sized bars. The ingredients in Wellies Country Oatmeal, such as flax, honey, and egg […]