Kent Corporation
Muscatine, IA

Kent Corporation is a family operated business. Headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, Kent Corporation employs 1,600 people through multiple operating subsidiaries including Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), Kent Nutrition Group (KNG), Kent Pet Group (KPG) and Kent Precision Foods Group. Kent Corporation is an expert in the production of animal feeds, manufacturing food products and corn wet milling. GPC creates corn-based products such as […]



With a wide range of expertise in the agriculture, architecture, engineering, environmental and planning industries, Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG) is comprised of talented, multi-disciplinary professionals able to help diverse groups of companies in many fields. Corridor board member and CEO Chad Surprenant has been a driver in the expansion of ISG. ISG is committed to […]

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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 […]

ag leader technology

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 […]

stine seed

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 […]

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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 […]

dmacc biotechnology program

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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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Iowa State University Research Park, Ames, IA

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) brings expertise in biological and pharmaceutical manufacturing to the Corridor through its pioneering research and production of vaccines and pharmaceuticals for swine, dogs, cats, equine and cattle. BIVI (formerly NOBL Laboratories, Inc.) has been located in the Corridor since 1991, when it became the first animal health firm at the […]

The Bioeconomy Institute

The Bioeconomy Institute
Ames, IA

The Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) at Iowa State University seeks to advance the use of biorenewable resources for the production of fuels, energy, chemicals and materials. A university-wide initiative which coordinates research, educational and outreach activities related to biobased products and bioenergy, the institute was established to create consistency and encourage collaboration among the diverse efforts […]