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AURI Dishes Dirt

AURI has considerable experience helping Minnesota entrepreneurs develop and test products for the nursery, landscape and gardening sectors. Some of the nursery industry products AURI has worked on include:

• GroNatural (Winsted): Hydroseeded mulch, compost and soil amendments

• Mississippi Topsoil (Cold Spring): Composted poultry- processing waste for garden fertilizer

• Woolch (Minnesota Lamb and Wool Association): Landscape mulch made from wool-carding residue

• Altman and Altman (Marshall): Natural garden fertilizer pellets made from ag-processing products, including feather meal and beet molasses

• Alternative Energy Solutions (Altura): Ag residue fuel pellets to heat commercial greenhouses

• NAF Fertilizer (Benson): Ash-based fertilizer from incinerated poultry litter

• Renaissance Fertilizer: (Minnetonka) Soybean and corn

gluten turf fertilizer

• Bio Builder’s Thrivin’: (Alexandria): Phosphorus-free lawn and garden fertilizer from distiller’s grains and carp