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Governor Branstad Signs Biorenewable Tax Credit Legislation

By Audrey Regan, Communications Intern A new tool has been given to economic developers across the state of Iowa to help create jobs and facilitate the growth of the biorenewable chemical industry in Iowa. The Biorenewable Chemical Tax Credit Program bill – the first in the world of its kind to specifically address the emerging […]


Cultivation Corridor Applauds Passing Of Landmark Economic Development Legislation

The following press release was distributed on April 7. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Brent Willett, Executive Director – bwillett@cultivationcorridor.org CULTIVATION CORRIDOR APPLAUDS PASSING OF LANDMARK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATION Biorenewable Chemical Tax Credit Program signed into law Wednesday, April 6, 2016. DES MOINES, Iowa (April 6, 2015) —Governor Branstad just signed into law the […]

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Ag Leader Technology
Ames, IA

Located at the north anchor of the Cultivation Corridor in Ames, Iowa, Ag Leader has been working since 1992 to create quality and satisfaction by developing new agriculture technologies, products and support systems. Ag Leader offers a complete set of products that are specially designed to help farmers plan, plant, apply and harvest more efficiently […]

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Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA

The Ames Laboratory, located on the campus of Iowa State University, is one of ten U.S. Department of Energy research facilities. The laboratory creates innovative materials, technologies and energy solutions by using their expertise, unique capabilities and interdisciplinary collaborations. The Ames Lab employs 745 people, including 260 scientists, as well as many Iowa State students. The […]

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Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites
Ames, IA

A collaboration between Iowa State University and the University of Washington, the Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) works to develop sustainable, value-added plastics, coatings, adhesives and composites from agricultural and forestry feedstocks. Overseen by ISU and with facilities in both Iowa and Washington, the CB2 is a National Science Foundation Industry & University Cooperative […]

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DMACC’s Biotechnology Program
Ankeny, IA

Des Moines Area Community College offers its students the opportunity to obtain a Biotechnology Associate in Science (AS) Degree, a Biotechnology Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree or a Biotechnology Laboratory Methods certificate. Students in these programs are prepared for work in a laboratory position at a variety of companies and research institutions.With an AS […]

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Stine Seed
Adel, IA

On the western edge of the Cultivation Corridor, Stine Seed is a family owned company that leads the way in corn and soybean seed genetics, research and agronomy. The company is the largest independent seed producer in the country. Stine’s goal is to create outstanding products that maximize profitability for their customers. Many of the […]