There are several ways to connect with AURI to learn about events, latest happenings, research and more! AG INNOVATION NEWS MONTHLY E-NEWSLETTER & QUARTERLY NEWSPAPER Subscribe EVENTS AURI Connects: The purpose of AURI Connects branded events is to actively engage the value chain on topics related to value-added agricultural opportunities and challenges. The vision of the program is to improve the competitiveness of agricultural producers, businesses and entrepreneurs through the… Continue Reading Connect with AURI!
In this episode, Brad Schloesser, Executive Director of the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program (MARL), outlines the program’s history, goals and how it benefits Minnesota’s agricultural ecosystem.
In this episode of the Ag Innovation News podcast, AURI staff Jen Wagner-Lahr, Senior Director of Business Development and Commercialization, and Lisa Gjersvik, Senior Director of Strategy Management, chat about AURI’s work within the USDA’s new Ag Innovation Center Program to foster long-term economic benefit for the state of Minnesota through value-added agricultural products.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) recently published a research report on shared-used commercial kitchens in Minnesota. The study’s authors say the findings can be used to improve and enhance the commercial kitchen business model and ultimately better support scaling food businesses in the state. Shared-use commercial kitchens are businesses or nonprofits that provide commercial space and equipment for other businesses or individuals… Continue Reading AURI Publishes Report on Minnesota’s Shared-use Commercial Kitchen Sector
The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), Bremer Bank and the Minnesota Businesses Focused on Food and Agriculture initiative are sponsoring a discussion on how Minnesota’s agriculture producers and economy can benefit from the growing market for renewable oil feedstocks. Global demand for renewable biofuels is projected to keep growing, driving demand for oilseed crops like soy, canola and sunflowers. These factors also create opportunities for animal fats and emerging crops… Continue Reading AURI Hosts Discussion on New Markets for Minnesota Oilseeds