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Alternative Protein is a Growing Market in the Food Arena

Posted on January 4, 2017, in Ag Innovation News, News

AURI is seeing much more activity in the alternative protein arena thanks to significant innovations in food products. This is a global trend recently explored by Lux Research who reported that “the demand for alternative proteins, beyond fish and meat…will grow at 14 percent annually by 2024.” Many food innovators are exploring new formulations to impact the existing protein supply chain. Total protein demand will double to 943.5 million metric tons in 2051, according the new report.

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Biobased Sealant Paves Way to the Future

Posted on July 6, 2016, in Ag Innovation News, News, Success Stories

Research findings by the United Soybean Board, suggest that biobased road sealants have a positive impact on road quality, the environment and city budgets.

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 […]

Soy-based road sealant forum

Posted on March 23, 2016, in AURI Events

Purpose: Attendees will receive an in-depth look at an economical and sustainable way local and state governments can maximize their road budgets by reducing labor on upkeep and repairs through the use of soy based concrete/asphalt road sealants, rejuvenators, and other modifiers.   Minnesota weather combines with constrained transportation budgets to place a heavy burden on transportation […]

New meal deal

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

A Minnesota feed company has a new meal deal. Midwest Ag Enterprises in Marshall is making a high-protein soybean meal to replace expensive fishmeal in livestock diets. NutriVance, introduced last spring, is designed for young pigs, young poultry, and fish, which need a high-protein, low-fiber diet.

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Minnesota: The land of 10,000 shrimp?

Posted on September 22, 2015, in Ag Innovation News, News

–by Luke O’Neill Minnesotans love seafood. While the state is home to the popular walleye, that’s not always what’s on the menu. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 90 percent of the U.S. seafood consumption is imported and most of that is shrimp. Per capita, Americans consume about 4.9 pounds of shrimp […]

Emerging Opportunities for Fish and Shrimp Production in Minnesota

Posted on August 12, 2015, in AURI Events

Please join the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute and the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council for the forum “Emerging Opportunities for Fish and Shrimp Production in Minnesota”. In support of the rapidly growing aquaculture industry, we are bringing interested parties together to interact with Minnesota leaders through this targeted networking event.  Topics being presented at the […]

Economic Contribution of the Agbioscience Industry: Southeast Minnesota

Posted on April 17, 2015, in Research

>Read the full report Economic Contribution of the Agbioscience Industry in Southeast Minnesota Agbioscience—especially the food sector—is a critical component of Southeast Minnesota’s past and future. A new research report shows that in one year alone agbioscience supported $8.3 billion in economic impact in Minnesota’s Southeast region. This is 11 percent of the region’s total […]

Agbioscience industry—especially food sector—poised to create long-term prosperity for Southeast Minnesota

Posted on April 17, 2015, in AURI News, News, Research

Agbioscience—especially the food sector—is a critical component of Southeast Minnesota’s past and future. A new research report shows that in one year alone agbioscience supported $8.3 billion in economic impact in Minnesota’s Southeast region. This is 11 percent of the region’s total economic output. And with the right steps and action, agbioscience could drive additional […]

Economic Contribution of the Agbioscience Industry in Greater Minnesota

Posted on March 31, 2015, in Research

>Read the full report “Economic Contribution of Agbioscience in Greater Minnesota” (PDF download) Agbiosicence presents the unique opportunity to bridge the future of rural and urban Minnesota. A new research report just released shows that in one year alone the industry supported $23.4 billion in economic impact in Greater Minnesota and $12.5 billion in the […]