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Partnerships are a critical component to the vision of the Agricultural and Energy Center. In order to move forward in a manner that targets industry and producer needs, it is essential that we communicate and combine our efforts to enable expansion of renewable energy in the region and beyond.
University of Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Independent School District 2170 – Staples Motley School District
City of Staples
SarTec Corporation, Anoka, MN – collaborator on a DOE grant investigating alternative oilseed crop production. Providing crop production consulting service.
Mendel Biotechnology – testing and demonstrating cold strain Miscanthus varieties.
SynGas Technology, Elk River, MN – providing harvested Miscanthus for torrifaction tests and ultimate use in gasification.
Aveda Corporation, Blaine, MN – providing processing of alternative crop Cuphea utilizing CLC oilseed press and cleaning equipment. Also growing a test plot of Cuphea.
Anderson Brothers Construction, Brainerd, MN – providing land for alternative oilseed crops managed by Ag Center.
Buckwheat Growers, Wadena, MN – conducting livestock feeding trials utilizing by-product meal from processed oilseed crops.
ADM and Seminis, dry bean plant breeders and seed suppliers – test plots managed by Ag Center.
Winfield Solutions, provider of canola seed and technical support.
Yield plots, approximately 30 different corn and soybean seed companies.
USDA/ARS Sunflower Research Unit, Fargo ND – Two large, long term disease studies requiring six acres of dedicated plot space and a completely automated mist irrigation system.
NRCS Plant Materials Center, Bismarck ND – provide seed and technical expertise for propagating native prairie biomass crops and also seed for the experimental oilseed crop Pennycress.
Minnesota Dept of Agriculture, St Paul, MN – administrators of NextGen grant awarded to the Center titled: Advancing Rural Fuel Production with Innovative Processing Systems and Crops.
LCCMR (Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources) – grant to evaluate Switchgrass as a bio-fuel crop
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Last Updated: 12/7/12