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Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.


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Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.

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Bioscience: A Cash Crop In Iowa

Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.

Perdue Farms Creating 100 Jobs In South Carolina

The food and agriculture company has invested $25 million in an expansion of its Dillon, SC harvest operations.

Indigo Ag Establishing North American HQ In Tennessee

The agricultural technology company will invest $6.6 million and create approximately 700 jobs at its new Memphis headquarters over the next three years.

Solinftec To Invest $50M In New Indiana U.S. Headquarters

The Brazil-based digital agriculture company will establish its U.S. headquarters in West Lafayette, IN, creating up to 334 new, high-wage jobs by 2022.

Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord

U.S. agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms.

EnviroKure Investing $10M In Indiana Expansion

The Pennsylvania-based liquid biofertilizer company is building an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN.

Iowa: A Cradle For Innovation

From cloud computing to biorenewables, Iowa has reinvented itself as a cradle for innovation.

Food Processing: A Nudge in the Right Direction

Transparency has topped the Foodprocessing.com list of suggestions that leading food processors need to embrace to remain competitive in a more sophisticated market.

ADAMA To Begin Operations In China

The state-of-the-art global formulation center in Huai'An City, Jiangsu Province, China is a combination of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. and Hubei Sanonda Co., Ltd.

Cargill Investing $240M In India

Over the next five years, the company will create 1,300 jobs as it invests in India’s food processing and agriculture industries.

Great Falls, Montana Chosen As Food & Ag Development Center

The designation by the Montana Department of Agriculture will boost local economic development efforts in food and agricultural processing, as well as renewable energy.

POET Biorefining – Marion Celebrates Groundbreaking

The $120 million project will expand the facility’s biofuels production capacity to 150 million gallons per year, and increase production of dried distillers grains to 360,000 tons annually.

Crop Conglomerates

The world's biggest biotechnology success story is having some unintended consequences.

Farmers Rice Milling Announces $13.4 Million Investment In Louisiana

The company's investment near Lake Charles will add 55,000 square feet and retain 87 jobs in Calcasieu Parish, LA.

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