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AURI announces new board directors

Posted on April 5, 2016, in Ag Innovation News, News

–by Ashley Harguth The board of directors of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute welcomed two new directors at its regularly scheduled February meeting. The new directors are: John Schafer Minnesota Beef Council Schafer raises Hereford cattle and crops in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota. “I’m honored to be elected to serve on AURI’s board of directors. AURI’s […]


Innovations at the beef counter

Posted on July 3, 2014, in Ag Innovation News

–by Liz Morrison The top-selling steak at Big Steer Meats in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the “Al Capone”—a butterflied chuck-eye steak stuffed with hard salami, capicola, green olives, and provolone cheese. It’s seasoned and ready for the grill, complete with detailed cooking instructions. The Al Capone Steak, which won an Innovative Beef Award from the […]

Beefing Up

Posted on January 1, 2011, in Ag Innovation News

Marshall, Minn. — Consumer tastes that constantly change are a challenge for most retailers, marketers and product developers. But those who understand their customers gain more of the retail dollar. The beef industry gets it. To keep beef on the dinner menu in a health-conscious market, AURI and the Minnesota Beef Council are collaborating to […]

Rinse and chill technology continues to prove its claims on beef

Posted on January 1, 2002, in Ag Innovation News

When ensuring the safety of beef, why not try a little tenderness? Both are promised by Meat Processing Services Corporation of St. Paul, a company pioneering a beef process called rinse and chill. Recent trials in AURI’s Marshall meat lab and at the University of Minnesota back up processors’ and chefs’ claims of improved tenderness, […]