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The “Reverse Pitch” Comes to Minnesota: Ag and Food Leaders to Seek Fresh Ideas from Entrepreneurs and Researchers
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL—On March 27, some of the world’s largest and most influential food and agricultural companies will gather to present “reverse pitches” to an audience of researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators and subject-matter experts. The businesses will talk about distinctive industry challenges and invite the audience to propose solutions. Reverse pitches are helping companies speed innovation in […]
The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), seeks two diverse and highly skilled candidates to serve on its governing Board of Directors to fill open seats for a term of three years each. One of the open seats must be occupied by representatives from the agribusiness, while the other is an at-large seat, which is open […]
There are opportunities for farmers to save money by switching from wood to agricultural residue materials —like straw and corn cobs— to remove nitrates from drainage water. That is the conclusion of a new study published by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), in partnership with USDA‐Agricultural Research Service (USDA‐ARS), Minnesota Corn Research & Promotion […]
Consumer demand for protein products expected to double by 2025. Can the Minnesota ag community benefit? In response to an ongoing rise in consumer demand for foods with increased protein content, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) released a new study exploring ways Minnesota’s agriculture sector could benefit from this trend. The 47-page report, available […]
Entrepreneurs consider pricing way too late and may cheat themselves in the process, report claims “On average, companies spend two to three years on product research and development, 12 to 18 months on go-to-market planning and execution, and just under eight hours on pricing.” So states the provocative claim that opens a comprehensive new pricing […]
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