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Seeing Around Corners: What are FODMAPs & why are they important?

Posted on October 5, 2018, in Ag Innovation News

By AURI This edition of Seeing Around Corners addresses an issue of increasing discussion with regard to digestibility of foods: Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Monosaccharides and Polyols, or FODMAPs for short. FODMAPS are defined as a collection of short-chain carbohydrates (sugars) found naturally in many foods and food additives, which the gut doesn’t properly absorb. Instead, […]

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 […]

check-off dollars

AURI and Checkoff dollars at work

Posted on January 1, 2012, in Ag Innovation News

For decades, checkoff dollars raised through the sale of commodities have funded projects that have escalated new uses and markets for ag products. Learn more.

Gas to fertilizer

Posted on January 1, 2009, in Ag Innovation News

Roseau, Minn. – Gasifiers can turn crop waste into electricity, but can they turn waste into fertilizer? A project in Minnesota’s northland will find out. The City of Roseau is sponsoring a demonstration project to gasify biomass, creating syngas. Hydrogen from the syngas will be precipitated through a catalyst to produce ammonia, which could be […]