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Food Ag Ideas Week Brought Technology, Innovation and Dynamic Speakers Together

Posted on January 3, 2020, in AURI News

Fresh, exciting new ideas, from beer to bees and data to dollars, dominated the panels and presentations at this year’s Food | Ag | Ideas Week, October 10-15. This, the second annual event, was hosted by Grow North, an organization that connects food and agriculture entrepreneurs, industry leaders and problem-solvers. At this conference, Grow North promoted an emphasis […]

AURI Debuts Food Product Evaluation and Sensory Laboratory

Posted on November 19, 2019, in AURI News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Nov. XX, 2019) – The Agriculture Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) are proud to announce the opening of a new Food Product Evaluation and Sensory Laboratory. Located on the campus of SMSU in Marshall, Minn, the custom-built facility is the result of a long-standing partnership between the […]

Building an Industrial Hemp Industry in Minnesota Forum

Posted on November 15, 2019, in AURI News

On November 6th AURI and its partner, Agrigrowth, hosted a forum on the topic of Building an Industrial Hemp Industry in Minnesota. We are pleased to make the videos of all the panel discussions and presentation slides available for those unable to attend. Introductions The State of Industrial Hemp Beyond the Hype: Value Added Opportunities […]

AURI Debuts Food Product Evaluation and Sensory Laboratory

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Nov. 4, 2019) – The Agriculture Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) are proud to announce the opening of a new Food Product Evaluation and Sensory Laboratory. The shared laboratory is in the Individualized Learning building on the campus of SMSU in Marshall, Minn. The custom-built facility is […]

AURI and MN AgriGrowth Council Partner on Industrial Hemp Forum

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

SAINT PAUL, MN (Oct. 1, 2019) – The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and the MN AgriGrowth Council have partnered for an event to discuss the opportunities, obstacles and expansion of industrial hemp. The event will be held on November 6, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of St. Thomas Schulze […]

Midwest Bioenergy Celebration Explores Biomass Energy Expansion for Heat and Power

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (October 14, 2019) –The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute’s Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Roundtable, Heating the Midwest, and Koda Energy LLC are partnering to hold the Midwest Bioenergy Celebration on National Bioenergy Day, Oct. 23, 2019. With the weather cooling and the heating season approaching, the efficient production and use of heat and energy […]

New Event Explores Agricultural Innovations in Brewing and Distilling for Minnesota

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Oct. 04, 2019) – Locally sourced agricultural products are fueling many exciting opportunities in Minnesota’s economy. A prime example of this growth is in the state’s booming craft brewing and distilling industry. To highlight this growth and discuss opportunities for more innovation, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute is pleased to announce it […]

AURI Releases Report on Minnesota’s Hemp Industry – Research to Serve as Resource for Stakeholders in Minnesota Hemp Marketplace

Posted on November 12, 2019, in AURI News

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (September 11, 2019) – The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) released a new report on Minnesota’s burgeoning hemp marketplace. The report, Building an Industrial Hemp Industry in Minnesota, is an educational resource for stakeholders, defining opportunities and challenges driving business in this revitalized industry. The interest and demand for hemp has steadily […]

Analytical Processing Chemistry Services Request for Proposal

Posted on July 19, 2019, in AURI News

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute is soliciting proposals to supply process development expertise and services for deliverables on multiple priority projects. The common theme of these project is to produce value-added chemicals from agricultural commodities in partnership with AURI scientists. Project deliverables include, but are not limited to, demonstration of production of biofuels (such as […]

The “Reverse Pitch” Comes to Minnesota: Ag and Food Leaders to Seek Fresh Ideas from Entrepreneurs and Researchers

Posted on February 25, 2019, in AURI News

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL—On March 27, some of the world’s largest and most influential food and agricultural companies will gather to present “reverse pitches” to an audience of researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators and subject-matter experts. The businesses will talk about distinctive industry challenges and invite the audience to propose solutions. Reverse pitches are helping companies speed innovation in […]