News < Our newspaper Home | Ag Innovation News | Oct–Dec, 2014 Ag Innovation News Oct–Dec, 2014 Vol. 23, No. 4 This edition of Ag Innovation News was originally published in approximately October of 2014. Download the PDF Subscribe From excellence to economic impact September 26, 2014 –by Amanda Wanke For 25 years, AURI has been an essential resource for businesses and entrepreneurs in Minnesota, helping with the development of Ag Innovator September 26, 2014 –by Jonathan Eisenthal photos by Rolf Hagberg For more than a decade, AURI has recognized those businesses and small entrepreneurs who have excelled in From idea to reality September 26, 2014 –by Liz Morrison photos by Rolf Hagberg Start with good ideas. Research their commercial potential. Get that research into the hands of entrepreneurs who Science over the years September 26, 2014 The changing face of microbiology Humanity has relied on microbial fermentation for thousands of years for the production of wine, beer, yogurt and bread. Small meat processing industry at a crossroads September 26, 2014 –by Liz Morrison Minnesota’s small meat processing industry is entering a critical transition period, as aging owners approach retirement, and aging facilities need modernizing. Standing on the shoulders of giants September 26, 2014 As AURI celebrates 25 years of growing small businesses and supporting Minnesota agriculture, it is a time of looking back and looking forward. No increased Listeria risk in sodium reduced processed cheese September 26, 2014 Reducing the salt content of American cheese slices doesn’t increase the survival of Listeria monocytogenes, a University of Minnesota study has found.