The Ag Innovation Campus in Crookston plans to crush its first soybeans this summer. Crushing equipment is being installed now and the company is in the final stretch of Phase I construction. Energy Management Systems President Bill Paulsen will manage this project. “This was an exciting project from the get-go; it’s altogether different than what is normal out there,” said Paulsen.” There’s nothing else like this, this is a research facility that wants to have a crush facility that operates like a for-profit business.” The Ag Innovation Campus will support three soybean crush lines, providing research and development opportunities for the public and private sectors. Training will also be available for the fast-growing soybean crush industry.” Plans are also in place to grow this campus with Phase 2 and 3 being addied
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