Brent Willett

Willett Q&A with Agribusiness Blog

Brent Willett, Executive Director of the Cultivation Corridor spoke with Scott Kelly, a Peoples Company Land Agent, about the goals of Cultivation Corridor, how the agribusiness industry relates to the overall economy, and how communities within the Corridor can attract business. Read the entire interview and blog post at

Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica announces $110M in investments

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. plans to invest more than $110 million over the next four years to expand its facilities in Ames and Fort Dodge, Iowa.  BIVI is a world leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing an extensive line of biological and pharmaceutical products for its core segments: cattle, swine, horses and pets. BIVI’s Ames […]


Cultivation Corridor featured in several end-of-year lists

The Cultivation Corridor wrapped up 2014 with several impressive accomplishments involving its brand exposure and board members. The economic development brand that was nonexistent only nine months ago was named the Top Economic Development Deal [paywall] by the Des Moines Business Record in December. The Business Record reported that the largest impact of the economic […]