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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 […]

Advantages of Wood Heat for Commercial Poultry Production

Posted on April 18, 2018, in News, Research

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 thermal unit) wood chip furnace in a live […]

Energy utilization of oil extracted-dried distillers grains with solubles (OE-DDGS) in turkeys

Posted on October 17, 2014, in Research

Read the full report: Energy utilization of oil extracted-dried distillers grains with solubles (OE-DDGS) in turkeys  About this report: Much interest exists by poultry nutritionists regarding the amount of energy present in corn-derived dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) that can be utilized by meat-type poultry such as turkeys and chicken broilers. A recent change […]

Midwest Ag Enterprises

Posted on January 22, 2014, in Success Stories

Idea: Find a protein feed source for nursery pigs and poultry to replace fish meal, which is decreasing in supply. AURI’s role & outcomes: AURI staff helped Midwest Ag Enterprises identify a process to remove oligosaccharides, which interfere with digestion and nutrient absorption, from soy meal to make it an attractive feed option.

Investigation of relationship of chemical composition, viscosity, and metabolizable energy of distillers grains for poultry

Posted on January 17, 2013, in Research

Read the complete report: Investigation of relationship of chemical composition, viscosity, and metabolizable energy of distillers grains for poultry About this report: The overall goal of this project was to determine measurable characteristics of DDGS for use in prediction of energy values in poultry diets. Protein and energy remain the most expensive components of poultry […]

How Alternative Feed Ingredients Affect Poultry Dietary Electrolyte Balance

Posted on November 13, 2012, in Research

Read the complete report: How Alternative Feed Ingredients Affect Poultry Dietary Electrolyte Balance About This Report Dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS), derived primarily from corn in the Midwest, are a byproduct of the ethanol industry that can be used as a source of protein in poultry diets.  Turkey producers are concerned that the use […]

Turkey Beyond Thanksgiving

Posted on July 1, 2010, in Ag Innovation News

Cannon Falls, Minn. — For millions of Americans, the traditional Thanksgiving dinner is all about the aroma of a bronze-baked turkey pulled from the oven — a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. But for turkey producers, it’s a challenge convincing consumers they should enjoy the big bird year-round. Minnesota producer John […]

A Vision for Minnesota Commodities

Posted on July 1, 2005, in Ag Innovation News

Minnesota leads nation in turkeys; 10th in broiler chickens By Dan Lemke Poultry producers have found Minnesota a fertile place to roost. As the nation’s number one turkey producer, Minnesota gets a big economic boost from millions of the feathered fowl, as well as chicken broilers and eggs. But Minnesota poultry growers are facing increased […]

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