Foster long-term economic benefit
for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products.
More Food Recovery Opportunities, Less Food Waste
While consumer actions contribute heavily, food loss and waste also occur at each level of the value chain from production to commodity processing to distribution channels and retail settings. Learn how AURI is working to reduce food waste.
Energized to Reuse Organic Waste
Organic waste may help fuel renewable energy in Minnesota as the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) aims to support and foster development of anaerobic digestion systems in the state through a new industry thought leader initiative.
Landscape View of Minnesota’s Halal + Kosher Meat Market
The new Halal + Kosher Minnesota Meat Market Assessment report offers a landscape view of the current halal and kosher meat markets in Minnesota. This report was a joint effort by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), the University of Minnesota Extension (Extension) and AURI.
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.