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 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.