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Ag on the Web

AURI clients, like the rest of the Internet world, are evolving to keep up with Web technology. To get you browsing and shopping our clients’ pages, we have found a few to spark your interest. If you want more, click on over to Client Connections at

Eichten’s Hidden Acres

Eichten’s Hidden Acres of Center City, Minn. is celebrating its 25th year and has several lines of specialty cheeses, bison and gift packages to show for it. Browse the online catalog, through a variety of cheeses and meats, or read up on how to prepare and keep cheese or cook bison using Eichten’s own recipes. And if you’ve tried one of their products, write a review online for others to read.

Liberty Land & Livestock

This Hutchinson farm, specializing in lamb, has its own retail store, a USDA processing facility, a sheep-shearing business and an educational program. Its elegant site is a complete guide to Liberty’s services and products, with plenty of colorful photos. Take a photo tour of the Lamb Shoppe or the farm, see what’s next on the event calendar, read about Liberty Land in the news, or order from an extensive list of available products, including cuts of naturally raised lamb.

Papa George

Papa George has been working hard to revamp this site featuring ethnic lamb and pork products. An exciting addition is a streaming media option called Cooking on Demand for browsers who would like to see live video of events, testing and cooking, or listen to a few Papa George jingles. Print a few recipes or submit an entry to the recipe contest.


StarchTech, Inc. makes a variety of biodegradable products from starch. Its EcoSystem Packaging Solution offers a way for packers to efficiently produce packing "peanuts" on demand. Clean Green Packing, a subsidiary, produces biodegradable loose-fill packing material. StarchTech also specializes in compounding starch-based polymers for customers of all sizes. The site lays out the company’s products, services and contact information in an easily accessible format.

Penn Foods

Love lefse? Penn Foods of Fertile, Minn. has upgraded this Web site to include more photos and information for their product line. Available for purchase are several Scandinavian mixes, such as potato dumpling, potato lefse, five-grain pancake, and bean soup. Click on the product of your choice and get simple cooking directions. To order, print the mail order form from the site. And if you’ve tried the mixes, leave a comment for others to read.

RBJ’s Spreadable Fruit

Besides its delicious spreadable fruits, RBJ’s has added signature syrups, whipped honey, jellies and boxed gift sets. Still available are the rhubarb-strawberry, strawberry-almond, and strawberry-peach flavored spreads. RBJ’s site also has recipes such as stuffed French toast, brochures and press releases, an easy-to-use online ordering option and an e-newsletter signup.

Pet Care Systems

Created for the safety of pets as well as people and the environment, Pet Care Systems, Inc.’s SwheatScoop has become a widely available cat litter. Pet Care Systems has included customer comments, safety issue and comparison articles, and environmental facts about their product, as well as links to other pet resources. Order SwheatScoop from the site, or use the store locator for a retailer near you. And check back for upcoming coupons and special offers.

Redwood Candle Company

There are candles, lotions and scents galore in Redwood Candle’s online catalog. These products come in scents as far-ranging as apple pie, margarita, orange dreamsicle, sea breeze and sugar cookie, to name a few. Redwood’s soot-free, 99 percent soybean wax candles are also available at a large number of stores, which you can find by using their store locator.