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AURI Publishes Report on Protein Quality of Cultivated Wild Rice

    A research study on the protein quality of cultivated wild rice grown in Minnesota published by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) has the potential to open up new markets and new uses for the iconic Midwestern crop. AURI partnered with researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Department of Food Science and Nutrition, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council on the project. Researchers had… Read More »AURI Publishes Report on Protein Quality of Cultivated Wild Rice

    AURI Hosts Live Discussion on Value-Added Applications for Hemp in Minnesota

      The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and Bremer Bank are sponsoring a conversation with stakeholders across the industrial hemp supply chain to discuss current and future applications for Minnesota’s industrial hemp industry. The in-person event is from 2 to 4 p.m. July 26, 2022, at Prairie PROducers in Olivia, Minn. Among its many potential value-added applications, hemp can be utilized for food as a seed or pressed for its oil… Read More »AURI Hosts Live Discussion on Value-Added Applications for Hemp in Minnesota

      FOI Innovator Profile – The American Hazelnut Company

        AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation Innovator Profiles is a Q&A series with Minnesota entrepreneurs who have partnered with AURI to build capacity and successfully commercialize new and emerging crops. Q&A with Paul Ronsheim, Grower at The American Hazelnut Company AURI: What is your involvement with the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI)? PR: The American Hazelnut Company (AHC) has had useful involvement with AURI since our early days. The product analysis… Read More »FOI Innovator Profile – The American Hazelnut Company

        FOI Innovator Profile – Fresha

          AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation Innovator Profiles is a Q&A series with Minnesota entrepreneurs who have partnered with AURI to build capacity and successfully commercialize new and emerging crops. Q&A with Paul Schmigdall, General Manager of Fresha AURI: What is your involvement with the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI)? PS: Fresha has had a great partnership with AURI. The AURI team helped us with connections in our industry, as well… Read More »FOI Innovator Profile – Fresha

          FOI Innovator Profile – NETZRO

            AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation Innovator Profiles is a Q&A series with Minnesota entrepreneurs who have partnered with AURI to build capacity and successfully commercialize new and emerging crops. Q&A with Sue Marshall, Founder/CEO of NETZRO AURI: What is your involvement with the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI)?  SM: NETZRO contracted with AURI on several projects in the area of byproduct utilization, optimization and commercialization. AURI has been instrumental in… Read More »FOI Innovator Profile – NETZRO