The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), Compeer Financial and Georgetown University’s Rural Opportunity Initiative are partnering to present the fifth annual New Uses Forum on April 11, 2023 at the Minneapolis Marriott West hotel. The theme for this year’s event is Exploring the Intersection of Innovation and Investment in Food and Agriculture. The New Uses Forum brings together some of the most knowledgeable voices in finance, food and agriculture for… Continue Reading New Uses Forum to Highlight Innovation, Investment in Food and Agriculture April 11
In this episode, Aaron Knewtson, Vice President of Food and Agribusines at Compeer Financial, chats about the company’s mission and purpose and how it supports Minnesota agriculture. Aaron also discusses AURI’s upcoming New Uses Forum.
AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation Innovator Profiles is a Q&A series with Minnesota entrepreneurs who have partnered with AURI to build capacity and successfully commercialize new and emerging crops. Q&A with Katelyn Smude, Marketing Manager at Smude’s Sunflower Oil AURI: For those who may not be familiar, what should people know about your business/product? KS: When Tom and Jenni began their journey with Smude’s Sunflower Oil, they recruited everyone they… Continue Reading FOI Innovator Profile – Smude’s Sunflower Oil
In this episode, Peter Imle, Chair of the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council, discusses the organization’s mission and Minnesota’s role as one of the top wild rice producers. In addition, he outlines current research and nutritional benefits.