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AURI Hosts Series on Developing Supply Chains for Novel and Specialty Crops in Minnesota

    Next session: Thursday, April 18, 2024, Noon-1:30 pm The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), Bremer Bank, and Avisen Legal are hosting part two of a three-part series on supply chain development for novelty and specialty crops in the Midwest and Upper Midwest. The next session is from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The discussion will focus on the practical and technical processes farmers should consider when… Continue Reading AURI Hosts Series on Developing Supply Chains for Novel and Specialty Crops in Minnesota

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    Eiynck Farms Named 2024 Ag Innovator of the Year

      Mahnomen County Family Farm Honored for Innovation and Building Local Supply Chain The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) announced on April 9 at its annual New Uses Forum that Eiynck Farms has been named its Ag Innovator of the Year for 2024. David and Beth Eiynck run a farm and value-added business in Mahnomen County, Minnesota, with their two sons. The family grows soybeans, corn, peas, wheat, barley, dry beans,… Continue Reading Eiynck Farms Named 2024 Ag Innovator of the Year

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      Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Biofuels and Sustainable Aviation Fuel

        In this episode, Michele Rubino, a Business Development Advisor, provides an overview of the current state of the biofuels and sustainable aviation fuels markets and discusses industry-related challenges, opportunities, and innovation. He also shares his thoughts on the future of the industry.

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        2024 New Uses Forum April 9th Explores Bioindustrial Innovations and Opportunities

          There is still time to register for the 2024 New Uses Forum Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at the Mayo Health System Event Center in Mankato, Minn. The daylong seminar will feature timely and informative programming on how bioindustrials and biomaterials are transforming the agriculture sector and how the Midwest region is seizing opportunities in this growing area of innovation –including a first-of-its-kind domestic bioindustrial manufacturing campus in Minnesota. An exciting… Continue Reading 2024 New Uses Forum April 9th Explores Bioindustrial Innovations and Opportunities

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          AURI Hosts Grand Opening of New Bioindustrial Innovation Center to Kick off 2024 New Uses Forum

            To kick off the 2024 New Uses Forum, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) is hosting an open house and networking reception at its new Bioindustrial Innovation Center from 4 to 7 p.m. April 8, 2024. AURI’s Bioindustrial Innovation Center is located at 280 University Drive SW, Waseca, MN, 56093. The Bioindustrial Innovation Center is a 30-minute drive from Mankato, where the New Uses Forum will be held the next… Continue Reading AURI Hosts Grand Opening of New Bioindustrial Innovation Center to Kick off 2024 New Uses Forum