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Got Biomass?

Posted on January 4, 2019, in Ag Innovation News

Are you seeking outlets for selling agricultural residues this year? Check out the updated Midwest Biomass Exchange website at www.mbioex.com – a free internet marketplace designed to connect buyers and sellers of woody and agricultural biomass. Users can place “For Sale” and “Wanted” ads for biomass that can be used as fuel for heating and […]

Ag Innovation Update-April 2018

Posted on April 27, 2018, in Ag Innovation Update

AURI Releases New Reports

Posted on April 25, 2018, in AURI News, News

Advantages of Wood Heat for Commercial Poultry Production Viking Company of Albany, MN, along with partners Clean Energy Resource Teams and the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, are pleased to announce the release of their findings report on the Advantages of Wood Heat for Poultry field study. The demonstration project field-tested a 1.65 million Btu (British […]

Heating the Midwest Conference and Expo

Posted on March 9, 2018, in Partner Events

Heating the Midwest with Renewable Biomass May 1-3, 2018 Black Bear Convention Center 1785 Highway 210 Carlton, MN 55718

RENEWABLE Energy Profile:

Posted on October 11, 2017, in Ag Innovation News, Success Stories

By AURI Renewable energy is important to Minnesota and the world at large because it offers the ability to power society from a clean and diverse set of sources. AURI understands its importance and plays a meaningful role in the exciting opportunities it offers by developing renewable energy from agricultural products. Even though AURI does […]

New Study Shows Promise for Biomass Cooling

Posted on October 6, 2016, in Ag Innovation News

Earlier this year a new feasibility study, conducted in part by AURI, showed biomass cooling can be a viable option for small-to-medium sized commercial, industrial and residential units. The research results, which are part of the Biomass for Cooling System Technologies: A Feasibility Guide, also identifies innovations that utilize biomass as the essential wellspring of energy for cooling systems.

New Study Shows Extreme Promise for Biomass Cooling

Posted on June 20, 2016, in News

http://rrfn.com/indepth/070816%20AURI.MP3 A new feasibility study conducted in part by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), shows biomass cooling can be a viable option for small-to-medium sized commercial, industrial and residential units. The research results, which are part of the Biomass for Cooling System Technologies: A Feasibility Guide, also identifies innovations that utilize biomass as the […]

AURI announces research initiatives

Posted on January 4, 2016, in Ag Innovation News, News

AURI recently announced thirteen research initiatives for 2016. The projects in the organization’s core four focus areas-renewable energy, biobased products, coproducts and food- all aim to create new and improved products and processes in order to utilize its commodities, grow the economy and create new jobs.

Wood working

Posted on October 5, 2015, in Ag Innovation News, AURI News, News

–by Liz Morrison Southeastern Minnesota could use its abundant wood supply to generate biomass power. That’s one of the messages from a recent meeting of the Minnesota Renewable Energy Roundtable, held July 17 in Rochester. First convened in 2006 by AURI, the Roundtable brings people and ideas together to spur renewable energy development. “Every organization […]

Gunderson Health System’s wood biomass facility tour

Posted on September 3, 2015, in Partner Events

Are you interested in renewable energy with the potential to improve southeast Minnesota’s forest health? Did you know that woody biomass might be a good choice for renewable energy growth in Rochester and southeast Minnesota? If so, join this tour of Gundersen Health System’s Wood Biomass facility in La Crosse, Wisconsin. WHEN: September 11, 2015, prompt […]