John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group

John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
Urbandale, IA

John Deere is forging new industry standards for precision and productivity through work performed at their Urbandale, Iowa, location. The John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group is the company’s premier development facility specializing in creating technology used in maximizing crop yields and bettering food production infrastructure. By employing a mix of over 800 software developers, systems […]

Kemin

Kemin Industries
Des Moines, IA

With a portfolio of more than 500 specialty ingredients, food additives and dietary supplements, Kemin Industries’ work in creating molecular solutions for healthy living has resonated tremendously among food producers worldwide. Products manufactured by Kemin at their Des Moines, Iowa, facility span a range of natural and synthetic ingredients with applications in personal care, pharmaceuticals, […]

National Animal Disease Center

National Animal Disease Center
Ames, IA

The National Animal Disease Center is a federally funded research facility dedicated to investigating and producing technology related to eliminating infectious, genetic and metabolic diseases that affect livestock and poultry across the United States. Established in the heart of the Cultivation Corridor in Ames, Iowa, in 1956, the center is now among the world’s largest […]

NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals
Iowa State University Research Park, Ames, IA

As one of the National Science Foundation’s twenty Engineering Research Centers in the country and the only to focus on pioneering biorenewable chemicals, the Ames, Iowa, lab is a valuable resource in the Cultivation Corridor. The Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) endeavors to reduce reliance on traditional fossil-based carbon sources by producing viable […]

Norman Borlaug

The World Food Prize
Des Moines, IA

A jewel of Cultivation Corridor, The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have fought hunger and advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Often called the “Nobel Prize for Food,” The World Food Prize was created in 1986 by […]