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AURI Develops Equine 'Super Feed' with Entrepreneur
A research partnership between the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) and a Rochester, Minnesota-based horse feed manufacturer has produced a nutrient-dense equine “super feed.” The product is drawing rave reviews, and surging demand, from horse owners across the country—even before it is available for purchase.
Barriers to Emerging Farmers
The 37-page legislative report, Emerging Farmers in Minnesota, from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture focuses on addressing the concerns for the next generation of farmers in the state. It explores the following questions: who are emerging farmers, what are the barriers to entry, and what actions Minnesota is taking to support the future of agriculture in the state?
CFANS - UMN is Looking for Professional Mentors
The University of Minnesota seeks mentors to guide college students and post-docs exploring careers in your field! The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) matches industry professionals with CFANS students and post-docs who are seeking guidance and insight into a career path.
Share Your Experiences
You are invited to share your experiences on how the COVID pandemic has impacted your Minnesota food and agriculture business to guide resource development to support supply chain resiliency. Please complete the short survey by August 16.  
Ag Innovation News
The newspaper is designed to make research and technical information easy to read and enjoyable for the average user. From an initial subscription list of 4,000, it has grown to reach more than 12,000 print and online readers every quarter, covering AURI’s work in the development of new food products, renewable energy, biobased products and new uses for agricultural coproducts.