DuPont opens world’s largest second-generation biofuels plant in Corridor

DuPont on October 30 officially opened the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, Iowa, on the northern tier of Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor. Dozens of local, state and federal officials gathered to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for the $225 million plant, which at full capacity will produce 30 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol annually by way […]

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Cultivation Corridor names Gage Kent as next chairman

The Cultivation Corridor Board of Directors have unanimously voted Gage A. Kent of Kent Corporation as the economic development organization’s next chairman. Kent will be the Cultivation Corridor’s second chairman, succeeding John May of Deere & Company, who has served as the Corridor’s chairman since 2014. In addition to being a founding member of the […]