AURI staff and clients showcased ag innovations at the 2003 Farm Fest August 5-7 at Gilfillian Estates near Redwood Falls. Clients displayed alfalfa-based feed supplements made by RK Marketing Enterprises of Waconia and all-natural, organic soy-based fertilizers by Renaissance Fertilizers of Edina, and visitors sampled Aunt Cookie’s Red Rhubarb Spread.
Pictured at right is a new addition to AURI’s display: a Minnesota Products to table where visitors could purchase or receive information on such products as Harvest Delight popcorn, Suet Plus bird seed cakes, and SoySoft lotions and soaps.
At left, U.S. Congressman Mark Kennedy talks to Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School teacher Lynn Arndt about student-run BOLT Enterprises, which markets Prairie Smoke barbeque sauce as an educational business project.