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Posts by tag: livestock

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Unlocking the nutrients in biomass

Posted on March 2, 2015, in Ag Innovation News, News

>Listen to a radio segment on biomass –by Liz Morrison AURI is testing a way to make corn stover and other biomass more nutritious for livestock. Lignocellulosic biomass contains plenty of nourishing carbohydrates, but they are locked up in complex chains of molecules, making them hard to get at. Although the technology isn’t new, researchers […]

Expanding the value of manure

Posted on December 17, 2014, in Ag Innovation News, AURI News, News

Minnesota has a very strong livestock industry that includes poultry, swine, dairy and beef. Livestock production is accompanied with the challenging task of handling the manure, or what my father would refer to as “sunshine.”

Multi Species Report

Posted on January 1, 2002, in Research

In an effort to reach possible new markets, interest in producing alternative livestock has grown among Minnesota producers. For many of these species, little information exists. AURI has commissioned a study which focuses on the current and future potential of a number of alternative species as meat producing animals and birds. This study is helpful […]

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