Ag Innovation Update

February 2011

AURI National TV Debut

Posted on February 25, 2011, in Ag Innovation Update

What do AURI and cats have in common? On February 26th they’ll share the spotlight on a national television show. Must Love Cats, aired on Animal Planet, is a series of one hour programs celebrating felines and the people who love them. This series journeys to the center of the feline universe and features feline […]

Biomass emissions

Posted on February 25, 2011, in Ag Innovation Update

When it comes to biomass combustion, what is inside must come out. AURI is leading an effort to identify the chemical composition of a range of biomass feedstocks so regulators like the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and those looking to develop biomass-powered operations can have a better idea of what might be contained in plant […]

Commissioners Address Roundtable

Posted on February 25, 2011, in Ag Innovation Update

Despite being on the job for mere weeks, two of Minnesota’s new commissioners addressed issues facing the state’s renewable energy industry at a recent Renewable Energy Roundtable gathering. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency commissioner Paul Aasen and Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman both addressed the gathering and took questions from Roundtable participants on everything from […]