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State Agency Records - Commerce. Agricultural Products - #31829

Title: Commerce. Agricultural Products Utilization Commission Files

Dates: 1979-2001

Record Series: 31829

Quantity: 18 feet

Abstract: Consists of correspondence, contracts, and reports dealing with grants given by the Agricultural Utilization Commission. Grant funds came from agricultural fuel tax funds and were set aside for developing new uses for agricultural products and byproducts and to seek a more efficient system for processing and marketing agricultural products and byproducts. It was to promote the efforts of increased productivity and to provide ways to add value to agricultural products.

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BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Honey Processing 1979-1987
2 Vegetables-Farm Diversification, Fuel from Biomass w. Emphasis on Ethanol 1979-1987
3 Miscellaneous Project Ideas, Large Scale Ethanol Production    1979-1987
4 Walhalla Ethanol Plant 1979-1987
5 Small Livestock Slaughter Plant 1979-1987
6 Converting Crude Sunflower Oil 1979-1987
7 Vegetable Oil as Diesel Fuel     1979-1987
8 Alfalfa 1979-1987
9 Vegetable Production in the North East ND 1979-1987
10 Specialty Cheese Plant 1979-1987
11 Coop. Subterminal     1979-1987
12 Freshwater Shrimp    1979-1987
13 Flax Mill 1979-1987
14 Flax Shive Products   1979-1987
15 Flax Seed Gums 1979-1987
16 Utilization of By-Product Feed 1979-1987
17 Food Color Product Development 1979-1987
18 Cheese Processing Studies 1979-1987
19 Malt Plants    1979-1987
20 Turkey Processing 1979-1987
21 Feed & Pellet Mill 1979-1987
22 Wheat Gluten Processing in North Dakota 1979-1987

Box 2:
1 Broiler Production-Sioux Tribe 1979-1987
2 Broiler Production 1979-1987
3 Fish Farm Study 1988
4 Markets for Red Feed Colorant 1979-1987
5 Extruded Products 1979-1987
6 Marketplace '89 1979-1987
7 Low-Methoxy Pectin  1979-1987
8 Durum Milling By-product Utilization Cando, ND 1979-1987
9 Small Scale Ethanol Plant 1979-1987
10 Specialty Cheese Plant 1979-1988
11 Pasteurization of Goats Milk 1979-1987
12 Transportation & Marketing of ND Ethanol 1979-1987
13 Unit-Train Backhaul Network  1979-1987
14 Heavy Duty Freight Study 1979-1987
15 Leaner Meat  1979-1987
16 Sheep Development Project 1979-1987
17 Storage Life Studies  1979-1987
18 Economics of Producing Sunflower Fuel 1979-1987
19 Bismarck Processed Meat Feasibility Study 1979-1987
20 Bismarck Processed Meat Feasibility Study 1979-1987

Box 3:
1 Dry Edible Bean Processing Plant in ND 1979-1987
2 German Chocolate Production 1979-1987
3 Strawlogs 1979-1987
4 Development of Sunflower Oil Market 1979-1987
5 Lick Block 1979-1987
6 Hide Tanning  1979-1987
7 Specialty Cheese Production   1979-1987
8 Soy Powder-Mandan, ND 1979-1987
9 Mutton Sausage 1979-1987
10 Whey Milk Globulins 1979-1987
11 Ladish Malt Company 1979-1987
12 References for Immune Milk 1979-1987
13 Alternative Utilization of Wheat Starch 1979-1987
14 Barley Distillers Grain 1979-1987
15 Barley Distillers Grains in Cow Rations 1979-1987
16 Utilization of Distillers Feeds 1979-1987

Box 4:
1 Alfalfa Pelleting/Cubing 1979-1987
2 Barley Malt Production 1979-1987
3 Biomass Energy Program 1979-1987
4 Clifford, ND Water Study 1979-1987
5 Dry Edible Bean Products 1979-1987
6 Roosevelt-Custer Regional Council Alfalfa Use 1985
7 Site Study for Devils Lake Ethanol Plant 1979-1987
8 Dakota Sun Candy Market Study 1979-1987
9 Lactic Acid Production 1979-1987
10 Honey Processing 1979-1987
11 Fiber Fuel Production 1979-1987

Box 5:
1 Methyl Esther Production Plant 1979-1987
2 Perogy Market Study  1979-1987
3 Rolette Meat Cutting Facility   1979-1987
4 Super Slurper 1979-1987
5 Vegetable Oil Evaluation 1979-1987
6 Vegetable Oil Refinery 1979-1987
7 Vegetable Oil Plasticizer 1979-1987
8 Sprouted Safflower Seeds 1979-1987
9 Fodder Beets for Alcohol 1979-1987
10 High Oleic Sunflower Oil/Blood Cholesterol    1979-1987
11 Lactic Acid Production in McHenry Co. 1979-1987
12 Specialty Crop Production South Central ND  1979-1987
13 Distribution of Grain for Food Ingredients 1979-1987
14 Straw Slurry Fuel for Diesels  1979-1987
15 Engineering Study-Northern Plains Processing 1979-1987
16 Ethanol Education Program    1987
17 Bean Fortified Spaghetti 1985-1987
18 Non Clumping Beans 1984-1989
19 Natural Antioxidants 1985-1988
20 Micro Brewery Market 1988

Box 6:
1 Micro Brewery Market 1988
2 Sheep Production and Processing 1988-1989
3 Root Crop Production and Processing 1990
4 Sawyer Beef Project   1989-1990
5 Feed Processing Plant 1990
6 Poultry Project 1990
7 Marketing Assistance Program 1990
8 Flax-Omega 3 Oils Source 1989-1990
9 Aquaculture Systems I & II 1992
10 Unique Barley I & II 1990-1993
11 Homemade Pasta      1991
12 Project Pigs I, II & III 1991-1993

Box 7:
1 Pride of Dakota Label Contest 1990-1991
2 Micro Business Marketing Alliance I & II 1990
3 High Temp/Protein Extraction of Legume 1991-1992
4 Determination of Fiber in Flaxseed 1991
5 Sioux Tribe Poultry Project 1990-1991
6 Marketplace '91 1990-1991
7 Alternate Fuels 1991-1992
8 Weak Ewe Solution 1991
9 Milk Immunological Study 1991
10 ND Buckwheat Supply I, II, III  1991-1993
11 Roughrider Light 1991
12 Dairy Industry Retention Program 1990-1991
13 Slaughter Plant Study 1991
14 Cole Crops/Red River Valley  1991
15 SELL Nugrain 1993
16 Utilization of Amaranth Components Screening of Squalene 1991-1992
17 Ryan's Organic Yogurt 1992
18 Farrow to Contract Finish Study 1991-1992

Box 8:
1 Pectin from Sunflower Heads Residue 1990-1993
2 Preservation of Baby's Breath (dried flowers) 1991
3 Food Soybean 1991
4 Dry Edible Beans as Seed 1991-1993
5 Sheep Project 1991-1992
6 Sunflower Seed Meal 1991
7 NW Birdseed Study I & II 1991-1996
8 Goats Milk Ice Cream 1991-1993
9 Distillers Grains By-Product Lick Block 1991-1993
10 Durum Growers Pasta I & II   1991
11 Organic Grain Conference      1991-1992
12 Pinto Bean Plant 1991
13 Pectin Extraction 1992-1996
14 Wheat Based Dog Food 1991-1994
15 Chlorogenic Acid in Potato Peels 1993
16 Novel Mustard Project 1992

Box 9:
1 Wool Processing 1992
2 Nordstrom’s Produce 1992
3 Elephant Garlic Seitz 1992
4 Processed Onion Product 1992-1993
5 Marketplace '92 1991-1992
6 Buffalo Diversification 1992
7 Vegetables Heitkamp 1992
8 Mr. Rhubarb 1992
9 Cattle Feedlot near ADM 1992
10 Farmers Markets I & II 1993-1994
11 Organizing the Floral Industry 1992-1993
12 Ethanol Plant near Dakota Gasification 1992
13 Crambe-Hartman 1992
14 Crambe-Mayers 1992
15 Duke Vegetables 1992
16 Mohair 1992-1993
17 Bird Feeders 1992
18 Berry Patch 1992
19 Elk Ranching 1992
20 Deutsch Vegetables 1992
21 Emus 1993-1995
22 Trout Pond 1992-1993
23 SW Wheat Products 1993-1994
24 Exporting Meat to Taiwan and Japan 1993-1994
25 Cholesterol-free Milk 1992-1994

Box 10:
1 Tilapia 1994-1995
2 Backgrounding of Calves 1992-1993
3 ND Buffalo Assoc. I and II 1992-1993
4 Instant Dried Yeast      1992
5 Extruded Snacks 1992
6 Neat Sunflower Oil for Diesel 1994
7 Wagon Train 1992
8 West River Teamsters 1992-1995
9 Dried Florals 1993
10 Spring White Wheat 1992
11 Angora Goats 1992
12 Trail Rides      1992-1993
13 Glenburn Gardens I & II 1992-1994
14 Melons-Stine 1992
15 Melons-Mittleider     1992
16 Alternative Crop Plots 1992
17 Rotational Effects of Legumes 1992
18 No-till Production of Field Peas 1992
19 Interseeding of Peas & Triticale 1992
20 Spring Seeded Austrian Winter Peas 1992
21 Black Medic 1992
22 Intercropping Yellow Mustard 1992
23 Indian Head Lentils    1992-1993
24 Austrian Winter Peas 1992
25 No-Till Chick Peas       1993
26 Cole Crops Peterson 1991-1992
27 Business Plan for Food Manufacturers 1993
28 Flowers - Jahner 1992
29 Florals - Binde 1992

Box 11:
1 NDSU Horticulture I & II 1992-1994
2 Spice Crop       1993
3 Mining Marigolds          1992-1993
4 Kabocha Squash            1992
5 Livestock Exporting      1992
6 West Coast Marketing 1992-1996
7 Elephant Garlic II           1992
8 Pheasant Hunting         1992-1995
9 Enzyme Catalysis          1992-1995
10 Extraction of Northern Grown Crops 1992-1994
11 Dairy Co-op Nelson Ramsey (RR Regional Council)      
11 Low Sat. Fatty Acid in Sunflower Oil 1992-1995
12 Crambe Breeding       1992-1995
13 Value Added Chemical Precursors from Sunflower Oil 1992-1994
14 Buckwheat Processing & Market Expansion   1992-1994
15 Marketplace '93          1993-1994
16 Organic Grain Cooperative I & II 1992-1994
17 Swine Production       1992-1994
18 Bowman Livestock Study 1992-1994
19 Aquaculture Research Scientist Program 1992-1995

Box 12:
1 Fish Food 1993
2 Structure & Functional Properties of Pectin from Sunflower Heads 1994-1995
3 Dietary Effects of Flax on Egg Yolks       1994
4 North American Crambe Oil Association 1993  
5 Central Dakota Growers - Aviko, USA 1992-1994
6 Irrigated/Diversified Crops 1994
7 Game Birds 1993
8 Paddlefish Caviar 1993               
9 North Country Fiber Fair 1993
10 Easy Treat Bird Feeders 1995
11 Great Plains Floral Association 1993   
12 Market Analysis of Flax as a Healthy Food 1995
13 Dehydrated Precooked Beans 1992-1995
14 Lupins in North Dakota 1995
15 Couscous 1994
16 Portland Farmers Cooperative, Heart of the Valley Coop, Portland Bean 1994
17 Dairy Industry Retention Program III Souris Basin Planning Council 1994
18 Bison Feed Trials 1994
19 Vomitoxin in Barley 1993        
20 Walhalla Feedlot 1994

Box 13:
1 Drayton Pasta Company 1993 
2 Northern Corn Processors Sweetener Plant 1993-1994
3 Barley Burgers 1994
4 Health Benefits of Flax Enriched Eggs 1994
5 Rabbit Marketing/Processing Pre-Feasibility Study 1994
6 Marketplace 1994
7 USA Organics Buckwheat Groats Market Study  1994
8 Straw Particleboard 1994
9 Marketing Assistance Program II 1995
10 American Prairie Foods, Processed Potatoes 1994
11 Northern Corn Processors II 1994
12 Cattle Study 1996
13 Dakota Fresh Carrot Plant 1994
14 Hog Processing 1994
15 Aspen and Poplar Trees 1994               
16 Cole Crops-Peterson Farms 1994
17 Natural Fiber Fair Marketing 1994      
18 Mint Oil 1994
19 LaPaysanne Sheep Cheese Cooperative 1994
20 Irrigated/Diversified Crops 1994

Box 14:
1 Tearless Onions Phase II 1994
2 Flaxseed Gum 1995
3 Potato Growers Potato Processing Marketing Study 1996
4 Sheepbud 1993-1998
5 Walton Bean Growers Co-op 1994
6 Garlic (ND Garlic Company) 1994
7 Clay Roofing Tile (Space Age Synthetics Inc) 1995
8 Napoleon Organic Flour Mill Co-op (Napoleon Development Corp) 1995
9 Marketplace 95 (ND Dept. of Agriculture) 1995
11 Drayton Grain Processors Tortilla Project II 1994          
12 Q & R Processing, Inc. (Red River Regional Council) 1995
13 Red Sunflower Dye (NDSU Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design) 1994
14 Barley for Food (NDSU Food & Nutrition) 1995
15 Northern Plains Organic II (NP Organic Marketing Co-op) 1994
16 NDSU Horticulture 1995
17 Pat & Penny Floral (Feland's Organic Garden) 1994
18 Prairie Pride Cattery Bengals 1995
19 Border Ostrich Ranch 1996
20 Soft Cheese Product 1994
21 Rabbit Organization (Souris Basin Planning Council) 1994-1995

Box 15:
1 NAMI (Ag Vision)         
2 Ostriches (MR Ostrich Co.)      
3 Bioelectrical Inpedance to Determine Leanness of Grazing-Fed Yearly Steers 1995        
4 Potato Starch Noodles 1994
5 Finishing Calves 1994-1995
6 Vomitoxin in Barley II 1995-1996
7 Quick Cooked Refried Beans (Heart of the Valley Co-op) 1994
8 Energy Park Greenhouse Mercer/Oliver Economic Dev. Corp.) 1994    
9 Farmers Choice Pasta 1994
10 Wild Boars (Darryl Aber's Wild Boars) 1995
11 Onion Production (Norman Hanks Onions) 1994          
12 Clifco Energy Co-op 1995
13 Waxy Corn as Feed 1995-1996
14 Farmers Choice Pasta II 1994-1995     
15 Specialty Cheese Plant (Hebron Cheese Co.) 1996
16 Rheas Birds (Betty Lange's Rheas) 1996
17 Elk (Little Valley Elk Ranch) 1995-1996
18 Red River Trade Corridor 1995
19 Tearless Onions (Light Line Inc.) 1995               
20 High Value Irrigated Crops 1995
21 Northern Plains Organic 1995
22 Morton Count Ethanol Project 1995  
23 Farmers Choice Pasta III 1995
24 Nutritional Composition of Bison 1996             
25 Western Dakota Pork Co-op 1995
26 Mexican Cattle Mission 1995
27 Flaxseed Oil Stability in Cooking/Deep Frying 1995
28 Marketing Waxy Corn 1995
29 Raspberries (Shelly Klein's Raspberry Farm) 1995
30 Rabbits (Lynette Helgeson) 1995
31 Potato Production (Walter Burk's) 1996-1998
32 Garlic, Basil, & Sage (Douglas Bremmer's) 1995
33 Black Breaded Durum 1996

Box 16:
1 Aspen & Popular II (City of Walhalla) 1995
2 Farmers Choice Pasta IV 1995 
3 Northern Plains Premium Beef 1996   
4 Central Dakota Cattle Feeding Project 1996
5 Dakota Aquaculture Co-op 1995-1996
6 Bison Feed Trials II (Double MM Bison Ranch) 1995-1996
7 North Country Fiber Fair II 1995
8 Horticulture IV NDSU 1996
9 Fruit & Nut Trees (Grzeskowiak's) 1995
10 Heart of the Valley Quickcook Beans III 1995
11 Nelson-Ramsey County Dairy Project 1995
12 Dakota Finishers II 1995
13 Aquaculture Demo 1996
14 Tilapia Feed (Maertens Manu.) 1998
15 Walton Bean Growers II 1995-1996
16 Watford City Livestock Association 1995
17 Wet Corn Gluten Feed 1997 
18 24K Gold Karamels Greywolf 1995     
19 POPS Inc. 1995
20 Field Peas & Naked Oats for Livestock 1997
21 Hull-less Oats Hettinger 1995
22 People Food 1997
23 Wheat Midds 1996
24 Irrigation Feasibility Study (Williams County) 1996
25 Superior Pork Producers 1996
26 Marketing Assistance Program III 1995
27 Value Added Bagels 2000
28 Advanced Feeding Systems 1995-1996            
39 Straw-based Particleboard (Harvey Dev.) 1996
30 Garlic Growers Co-op 1996    
31 Hull-less Oats II (Hettinger Crop & Livestock Improvement Assoc.) 1997
32 Greenhouse Tomato Market Study (Haakenson’s Green House) 1995-1996
33 ISO-Straw Co-op 1995-1996  
34 Napoleon Organic (Flour Mill) 1996
35 DuraBoard Dakota 1996
36 HarvestBoard (Harvey HarvestBoard LP) 1998
37 HarvestBoard (New Rockford) 1998
38 Strawboard 1998

Box 17:
1 High Value Irrigated Crops Task Force V 1996-1997
2 Cooperative Council 1996
3 Dakota Dairy Farms 1996
4 Imperial Organic Flour Processors 1996
5 Paul’s Pintos 1996-2000
6 Processed Onion IV 1996
7 Ultrasound for Swine 1996
8 Cool-Season Grass Nutrient Study 1996
9 Dvirnak Elk 1996-1997
10 Functional Birdfeeders 1996
11 Patrie's Raspberries on the Prairie 1998
12 Dakota Prairie Beef 1996
13 United Spring Wheat Processors 1996
14 Feeding systems for Feedlot Bison 1996-1997
15 NW ND High Value Ag Analysis 1996
16 Dakota Finishers III 1996-1997
17 A Niche-Oil Processing Business for North Dakota 1996-1997
18 North American Fishing Cooperative 1997
19 Production and Marketing of Vegetable Crops Adapted to ND Conditions 1997
20 Economic Feasibility of a Seed Cleaning Plant 
21 Seed Cleaning, Specialty Crop Bagging and Pelleting Plant 1996
22 Aspen Poplar Utilization Project Phase III 1996
23 Oriental Vegetables 1996-1997
24 Oriental Vegetables- Forthun, Knorr, Krenz, Niles, Schnidt, Guderjohn, Eide 1996-1997
25 Crown Broccoli and Daikon Radish-Silkman  1996-1997  
26 Oriental Vegetables- Oakes 1996-1997
27 Kabocha Squash- Damm 1996-1997
28 Purple Coneflower (Lattergrass Purple Coneflower)  1996
29 Purple Coneflower (Wayne White Bear) 1996
30 Purple Coneflower- Yellowbird 1996
31 Elk-Cando 1997
32 Lamb Processing Study 1997
33 Mexican Cattle Mission 1996
34 Mexican Trade Mission Processed Food 1996
35 Count Carton Plant 1997
36 Amazing Grains, Phase I 1997
37 Feeding Value of Naked Oats, Field Peas to Sow and Pigs 1998
38 Color Gift Catalog Marketing, Dakota Specialties 1996-1997
39 Central Dakota Cattle 1997-1998
40 Buckwheat Education 1997

Box 18:
1 Enhancement of Meat Quality by a Novel Nutrition Regimen 1996
2 Market Analysis of the Perogy Industry 1997
3 Enhanced Processing of Spring Wheat for Use in Pasta and Bakery Flour Production 1997
4 Dakota Prairie Beef Feedlot Project 1999
5 Larimore Strawboard 1998
6 Fresh Cut Vegetable Processing Feasibility Study 1997
7 Flax Eggs 1998
8 Strawboard Manufacturing 1996
9 Hamling Greenhouse 1999
10 Project for Hydroponic Tomatoes 1996-1997
11 Goose River International 1996
12 Aspen Poplar Wood Utilization Project 1997
13 HVCTF VI (High Value Irrigated Crops Task Force) 1997-1998
14 Goose River II Mechanically Pressed Vegetable Oils for Food and Industrial Use 1998
15 Valley Pocket Foods II 1997
16 American Gold Growers Co-op Dehydrated Potato Processing Plant 1998
17 Alfalfa America Processing Plant 1997
18 Elk Diversification Project - Larry Jessen 1997
19 Elk- Gene Buri 1998
20 AgGrow Oils II 1998  
21 Fall Calving Dakota Finishers 1998
22 Northern Plains Premium Beef 1998 1998       
23 Hull-less Oats III A & B 1997-1999        
24 Borage - Lee Bulman 1997
25 Selenium in Beef 1999
26 Flax Tech        1999
27 Schepp's Dakota Deli 1999
28 Central Dakota Growers Deli Salad     1999
29 Fusarium Head Blight of Durum Wheat 1999
30 Northwestern Dairy  2000
31 Randy Uglem Mint     2001
32 Troy Uglem Mint        2001
33 Donald Uglem Mint   2001
34 North Dakota Irrigation Caucus 2000-2001
35 Nesson Valley Garden 2000-2001
36 Diamond Llama Ranch 2000-2001
37 Development of a Functional Food using Durum Wheat and Flaxseed 2000
38 Mcjecka Cattery and She-Bop Kennels 2001
39 Dakota Free  2001
40 Dakota Halal Poultry Processing, Inc. 2001
41 Horsehead Irrigation Project 2000
42 Top Taste, Inc. 2001
43 Dakota Country Meats 2001
44 Dakota Lamb Growers Cooperative   2000
45 Whispering Spirit Mint 2001
46 Lewis and Clark Bean Growers Association 1999

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