AURI, in partnership with the Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District (SCSWCD), advanced efforts to develop Kernza value chains for both food and
We publish a number of helpful guides for frequently encountered problems. Browse through the available guides below.
This self-guided module seeks to demystify e-commerce and digital marketing for Minnesota’s food businesses, providing both fundamental information and considerations for the scaling food
This guide provides a number of samples and examples of commercially available biobased materials and services. For more information, contact AURI’s biobased materials team.
AURI and the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council created a list of biobased construction materials manufacturers for the general public. You can view
As food businesses scale from local to regional or national distribution, decisions around packaging, formulation and production are inevitable as each affects a product’s
In an effort to help food entrepreneurs overcome challenges and successfully bring their products to market, AURI now offers a Pricing and Go-to-Market Guide
In 2011, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) solicited proposals to develop a Biomass Heating Feasibility Guide “for the replacement of high-cost heating fuels,
The Crop Residue Valuation Template tool allows individuals to calculate the fertilizer replacement value of crop residue removal along with projected residue yields for
Welcome to the AURI renewable energy template. This document contains instructions and data for estimating the renewable energy potential and energy demand for a
Trying to enter the market with ag-based biomass pellets isn’t for the uninformed. An AURI-sponsored evaluation examined the challenges and competitive disadvantages that entrepreneurs
General consideration of business finance, plant personnel and marketing your product,Types of operations such as processing and slaughtering,Physical plant issues including, availability of utilities,