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Willett to Present to International Economic Development Audience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Brent Willett, Executive Director | WILLETT TO PRESENT TO INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUDIENCE Will present on global trends affecting economic development CULTIVATION CORRIDOR (IA) – The Cultivation Corridor’s Brent Willett will deliver an interactive presentation to an international audience of economic and community developers at the International […]

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Cultivation Corridor’s Willett Presents on Ag Career Opportunities in Iowa

Des Moines, IA – Cultivation Corridor Executive Director Brent Willett, along with Iowa State Representative Dave Deyoe and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey spoke as part of an agri-business panel at the July 11 Future Ready Iowa Alliance Membership meeting. Future Ready Iowa is a state initiative that hopes to build Iowa’s talent pipeline […]


Ag Startup Engine announces partnership with Veridian Credit Union

The following is excerpted from a press release originally posted on July 10, 2017 at The Ag Startup Engine (ASE), located at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, announced Veridian Credit Union (Veridian) has joined the effort to bring education, mentoring, and financing resources to Iowa entrepreneurs and startups focused on agriculture technologies. The […]

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2017 World Food Prize Laureate Named

The following is excerpted from a press release originally posted on June 26, 2017 at Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), will be recognized as the 2017 laureate of the World Food Prize. Through his roles over the past two decades with the Rockefeller Foundation, at the Alliance for a Green […]


Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Announces Sixth Startup for 2017 Class

The following is excerpted from a press release originally posted on July 10, 2017 at The Iowa AgriTech Accelerator announced a sixth startup to join its 2017 class which began meeting earlier this week. Iowa City-based FarrPro is developing a new type of heater for farrowing facilities that creates a microclimate for piglets with the aims […]