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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]


Vermeer Manufacturing Company
Pella, IA

Agricultural production, construction, natural resource management, utility efficiency, and biomass harvesting and processing all fall under the umbrella of Vermeer Manufacturing’s industrial production capabilities. Founded in Pella, Iowa, in 1948, the heavy machinery manufacturer continues to operate at their original site inside the Cultivation Corridor and now exports its products to more than 60 nations […]

Bridgestone Firestone Agricultural Tire Division

Bridgestone Firestone Agricultural Tire Division
Des Moines, IA

Faced with an enormous demand both locally and worldwide, the Bridgestone-Firestone Agricultural Tire Division has grown since its inception in 1945 to occupy a total of 120 acres of manufacturing space in the Cultivation Corridor. Centrally located in the nation’s most productive growing region and at the major transportation intersection of I-80 and I-35, the […]

John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group

John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
Urbandale, IA

John Deere is forging new industry standards for precision and productivity through work performed at their Urbandale, Iowa, location. The John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group is the company’s premier development facility specializing in creating technology used in maximizing crop yields and bettering food production infrastructure. By employing a mix of over 800 software developers, systems […]