Ag Innovation Update
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Minnesota business adds stone ground wild rice products
Fergus Foods opens allergen-free commercial kitchen
Farmfest 2013
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September 10-12, 2013
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August 2013

Jay Erckenbrack has worked in the wild rice industry since 1982. He once asked a veteran northern grower why people don't eat more of Minnesota's delicious native grain. The grower's answer: "Cook time." Steaming or boiling long grain wild rice takes 45 to 60 minutes. But Minnestalgia's stone ground wild rice cooks in less than six minutes, Erckenbrack says, a convenience for today's busy cooks.
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Fergus Falls Mayor Hal Leland and Fergus Foods Entepreneur Rob Fuglie
Fergus Foods opens allergen-free commercial kitchen 
Congrats to AURI client Fergus Foods and Rob Fuglie on the opening of the new, allergen-free commercial kitchen in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. An official
event was held on Tuesday, August 20.

AURI's Farmfest 2013 exhibit draws interest 
spin wheels to science experiments, AURI's 2013 Farmfest exhibit had something for everyone. A big thanks to the following AURI clients and partners for their help in making this a stellar year: Minnesota Soybean Processors, North American Fertilizer, Nots!, NutriVance, EarthClean, BOLT, Tastes Great, Clean Energy Resource Teams, Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center, and Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership Program.