Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI). Agricultural innovation from idea to reality. Today’s Presentation. Introduction (Dan Skogen) Client: BioPlastic Solutions (Gary Noble) Overview of AURI Impacts for the State of Minnesota (Dan Skogen). Who We Are.
Agricultural innovation from idea to reality
AURI is all about taking agricultural innovations from idea to reality with the goal of strengthening Minnesota’s economy and creating new jobs.
AURI is led by agriculture leaders from across the state.
ABS, PS, PC
Hazard classification of plastics - US Green Buildings Council
Agriculture Utilization Research Institution (AURI)
Corn Growers Association
Soybean Growers Association
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
The BioAlliance of Minnesota
Bio-Plastic Solutions, LLC
Minnesota Angel Network
Growing corn removes CO2
Less processing energy
No Chlorine or harmful plasticizers
No formaldehydesEnvironmental Positives
Proprietary Profile Extrusion Process
BioBest Profile Extrusions
Dan SkogenPlanning and Government Relations DirectorAURI
In FY11 and FY12:
In eight years:
*Client-report, 16% reporting these impactsas a result of AURI’s assistance
*Presidential Council’s report on ag research