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Ag Innovation News

Apr–Jun, 2008

Vol. 17, No. 2

This edition of Ag Innovation News was originally published in approximately April of 2008.

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Crookston, Minn. — Charan Wadhawan’s lifelong interest in food started as a young girl in Punjab, India; her mother used turmeric to soothe a
Anaerobic digestion could boost ethanol plant profits by millions of dollars — and make corn ethanol “greener.” That’s the finding of a new AURI-sponsored
Marshall, Minn. — Cattle producers arefinding more ways to carve value out of beef. Two new cuts — the chuck-eye steak andboneless country-style short
Priam, Minn. — A Minnesota cooperative has a new “power point.” Minnesota Valley Alfalfa Producers started plans to generate electricity from alfalfa stems 14
Marshall, Minn. — Antioxidants not only keep humans healthy, they could extend the life of biodiesel.   As part of an alternative-fuel evaluation, AURI
  Editor’s note: Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Roundtable is a multi-organization group facilitated by AURI to develop action plans that move the state’s energy industry
AURI’s newest staff member comes with aninternational flair. Jennifer Wagner has joined AURI as project development director in central Minnesota. For the past six