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DuPont announces plans for seed treatment center in Johnston

DuPont Co. announced plans to construct two state-of-the-art seed treatment centers, one at its DuPont Pioneer headquarter campus in Johnston and the other at its corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Del. The facilities, the first of the company’s planned DuPont Integrated Seed Science Network, will play an integral role in the expansion of its seed treatment […]

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Cultivation Corridor signs trade MOU with Israeli business group

Uriel Lynn, President of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce (FICC), and Dan Carmely, CEO of the FICC, were in Des Moines August 19 & 20 for a series of functions with Central Iowa business leaders, including the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the FICC and the Cultivation Corridor. A signing ceremony […]


Monsanto cuts ribbon in Huxley

State, regional and company officials on Tuesday joined to celebrate the opening of the new Monsanto Huxley Learning Center. The $3M facility located in the Corridor community of Huxley is an educational center for Monsanto customers, employees and invited guests to learn about the dramatic advances in technology the agricultural industry is undergoing, from advanced […]


Cultivation Corridor, British Consul General discuss agbio collaboration

The Cultivation Corridor on Thursday, August 14 hosted British Consul General-Chicago Stephen Bridges in Central Iowa for meetings to discuss strategic agbioscience economic development policies – specifically the UK’s national Agricultural Technologies Strategy- and to explore future relations between the region and Great Britain.= Corridor Executive Director Brent Willett was joined by Joey Beech, Executive […]


Ames named #1 college town, Des Moines hailed as top spot for young professionals

Two Cultivation Corridor anchors brought in another round of top rankings Monday. Ames, home to Iowa State University, was named #1 on’s 2014 Best College Town rankings, beating out the likes of Tempe [Arizona State], Champaign [University of Illinois] and Charlottesville [University of Virginia]. Livability writes: …The university helps foster a creative atmosphere that […]