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for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products.
Minnesota FarmFest
Minnesota FarmFest is Aug. 2-4 in Redwood County and convenes the best in agribusiness from Minnesota and around the country. More than 50 acres of land will be used to showcase products, services and technologies from over 500 exhibitors and vendors.
Making the Case for Nutrient Recycling in Agriculture and Energy
Nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium are the three critical components in fertilizers used in crop production. With the price heavily influenced by global events, AURI is exploring ways to recapture and recycle nutrients from various processing streams.
July Innovator: 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. This month’s edition highlights The American Hazelnut Company.
Entrepreneur in Residence Program

AURI relaunched its Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) program. Qualified entrepreneurs will benefit from AURI's equipment and expertise, and have access to its laboratory facilities in Waseca and Marshall. In addition, EiR participants will have the opportunity to confer and strategize with AURI's staff and scientists.

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.