2014 World Pork Expo

The 2014 World Pork Expo reflects positive producer outlook

Wrapping up its 26th year, the 2014 World Pork Expo attracted 20,000 pork producers and other professionals from 32 countries to Des Moines, Iowa, June 4-6. Brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), Expo featured the world’s largest pork-specific trade show, with some 375 commercial exhibits from companies throughout the world. The three-day event […]

National Animal Disease Center

National Animal Disease Center targets pork virus cure

From Des Moines Register staff and news services – The National Animal Disease Center in Ames is targeting a new disease that’s killed an estimated 8 million pigs over the past year. “We tend to work on ‘David Letterman’s Top 10 diseases of livestock,’ but there’s more than 10 and never enough resources to tackle […]

DuPont Pioneer Innovation Center

Business watch: Pioneer joins schools on soil study

From Des Moines Register staff and news services – DuPont Pioneer said Thursday it will be working with eight Midwest universities to study soil to help farmers maximize yields, the latest push by the seed giant to help growers improve their yields. The Johnston-based company said it would work with Iowa State University, the University […]

Midwest U.S.-Japan Association

Midwest U.S.-Japan Association annual meeting to be held in Des Moines Sept 7-9.

The 46th annual  Conference will be held in downtown Des Moines on September 7-9, 2014. The Midwest U.S.-Japan Association is comprised of nine member States including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. Membership in the Association is supported by State governments, usually represented by their Departments of Commerce or Economic Development. […]

BIO International Convention

Corridor partners with IEDA & Iowa Biotechnology Association in attending BIO International Convention

The Cultivation Corridor has partnered with the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Iowa Biotechnology Association to attend the Bio Industry Organization’s International Convention to be held in San Diego, California on June 23-26, 2014.  From BIO event organizers: The largest, most influential biotech meeting in the world is coming to the San Diego Convention […]

Bio World Congress

Corridor partners with IEDA & Iowa Biotechnology Association in attending BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The Cultivation Corridor partnered with the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Iowa Biotechnology Association in attending the Bio Industry Organization’s 11th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 12-15, 2014. The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world’s largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy […]

Bridgestone Firestone Agricultural Tire Division

Bridgestone Firestone Agricultural Tire Division
Des Moines, IA

Faced with an enormous demand both locally and worldwide, the Bridgestone-Firestone Agricultural Tire Division has grown since its inception in 1945 to occupy a total of 120 acres of manufacturing space in the Cultivation Corridor. Centrally located in the nation’s most productive growing region and at the major transportation intersection of I-80 and I-35, the […]