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The January-March issue of Ag Innovation News is now available online.

SciTechsperience is the internship program that connects college students studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines to paid internships in small to mid-sized Minnesota companies.

January 2015
AURI client JavaCycle was featured in the Star Tribune for their work on recycling waste leftover from roasting coffee. Some of the items created are soil fertilizers, soaps, fire starters and more.
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Polylactose video 2014
Polylactose video

Most Americans don't get enough fiber in their diets. If research into an innovative new technology bears out, an underutilized dairy ingredient could soon provide a hidden, healthy fiber boost.


An emerging research project at the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center at the University of Minnesota (U of M), and funded in part by AURI and the Midwest Dairy Association, successfully polymerized lactose, a component of dairy whey, into an oligosaccharide, a prebiotic dietary fiber that feeds the beneficial bacteria in the digestive system.


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The board of directors of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute welcomed two new members and two returning members at its
regularly scheduled January meeting. The new and returning members, as following, are:
  • New: Minnesota State Representative Debra Kiel
  • New: Jerry Hasnedl
  • Returning: Art Brandli
  • Returning: John Gilbertson

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"Very valuable," "Strategic partner," "Go-to group"-these are just a few things that AURI clients have to say about our work.