Ag Innovation Update-June 2016
New Study Shows Extreme Promise
for Biomass Cooling
A new feasibility study conducted in part by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI), shows biomass cooling can be a viable option for small-to-medium sized commercial, industrial and residential units. The research results, which are part of the Biomass for Cooling System Technologies: A Feasibility Guide, also identifies innovations that utilize biomass as the essential wellspring of energy for cooling systems.

New Opportunity for Ag Entrpreneurs

Earlier this month AURI learned of an amazing new opportunity for entrepreneurs in the agricultural industry and we wanted to be sure all our partners, clients and affiliates are aware of it.

Recently, Techstars an entrepreneurial business accelerator program, launched a partnership with Land O'Lakes focused on food and tech. The resulting program, called Startup Next Food, Ag, and Tech, is now accepting applications.

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