News < Our newspaper Home | Ag Innovation News | Jul–Sep, 2004 Ag Innovation News Jul–Sep, 2004 Vol. 13, No. 3 This edition of Ag Innovation News was originally published in approximately July of 2004. Download the PDF Subscribe Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Executive Director’s Column July 1, 2004 A man ahead of his time, Leonardo da Vinci drew elaborate sketches of flying machines, helicopters, weapons and irrigation equipment more than 500 years AURI Success Stories – Wooly Relief July 1, 2004 Harmony, Minn. – High Pointe Coverings has developed a unique wool pillow to help people suffering from diabetes and other circulatory ailments. The Knee A Soluble Solution July 1, 2004 St. Paul, Minn. – Baby pigs may soon be chowing feed fortified with ethanol-processing leftovers. And the diet won’t contain animal byproducts or antibiotics Beefing Up Organics July 1, 2004 Natural food stores’ frozen sections are ruled by vegetarian entrees – rice bowls, Szechwan noodles, spinach lasagna, roasted vegetable pizza. So where’s the beef? AURI Energy Center News July 1, 2004 Brewster, Minn. – For some southern Minnesota farmers, the soybeans they planted this spring could yield a bumper crop of biodiesel next year. Just Cracking Kernels of Profit July 1, 2004 Golden Valley, Minn. – A Minnesota company has come up with a new corn milling process that could turn ethanol plants into nature’s “chop Agon the Web Summer Events July 1, 2004 This is a busy summer for agricultural enthusiasts, with a vast array of events throughout Minnesota. From big commercial shows to small events on Elsewhere in Ag Utilization July 1, 2004 Editors note: As a service to our readers, we provide news about the work of others in the ag utilization arena. Often, research done Offal-ly Important July 1, 2004 Lucan, Minn. – Small business owner Karen Fennern’s approach to managing expenses is simple: “Anything that costs me less or makes me money is Pocket of Opportunity July 1, 2004 Perham, Minn. – Central Minnesota farmers are turning up the heat on plans that have been simmering for years to build a soybean-processing facility.