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Enter the 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge

The following press release was previously published on August 14, 2018 via Farm Bureau News. Showcasing Business Innovations in Agriculture The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, is accepting applications for the 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge, the first national business competition focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs launching food and agriculture […]

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Ames High School ranked No. 1 high school in state

The following article was previously published on January 3, 2018 via the Ames Tribune. By Caitlin Ware Ames High School was recently named the best public high school in the state for a sixth time. For the past five years, Ames High has been ranked the No. 1 public high school in Iowa by Niche, a […]

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The Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2018

The following article was previously published on August 9, 2018 via SmartAsset.  By Derek Miller Tech jobs are some of the hottest in the country. And the increasingly available opportunities to work in tech deliver high salaries, to boot. But because some of the traditional tech hubs are clustered in the cities with the highest cost […]

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Why the Next Great Startup Will Come From Des Moines

The following article was previously published on August 8, 2018 via Inc. magazine.  By Jeff Barrett The capitol of Iowa has capital, access and doesn’t take itself too seriously. Most cities aren’t leaders in a specific industry. Des Moines is a leader in both agriculture and insurance. That second one you might not have expected. But Des Moines will […]

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Eurofins Announces the Successful Closing of the Acquisition of Covance Food Solutions

The following press release was previously published on August 1, 2018 via Eurofins Scientific.  Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA), a global scientific leader in bioanalytical testing, announces the successful closing of the transaction to acquire Covance Food Solutions from LabCorp (LH: NYSE), a leading global life sciences company. Covance Food Solutions provides product integrity, food safety, product development and […]

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Iowa Farm Bureau celebrates its centennial

The following press release was previously published on August 2, 2018 via Wallaces Farmer.  The 2018 Iowa State Fair is around the corner, and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, the state’s largest grassroots farm organization, has numerous activities planned at Farm Bureau Park. Fair visitors are welcome to stop by and help IFBF and its […]

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Chamness Biodegradables Relocating all Operations to Ankeny, Iowa from California

The following press release was previously published on  July 20, 2018 by Chamness Biodegradables.  Chamness Biodegradables, LLC, a manufacturer of 100% biodegradable and compostable serve-ware and packaging is relocating all company operations from Camarillo, California to Greater Des Moines, Iowa.  This relocation will involve the creation of over 35 new jobs in the next three years.  Such jobs will include high paying research and development, advanced […]

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Kent to Participate in Made in America Product Showcase at the White House

The following press release was previously published on  July 20, 2018 via Kent Corporation. Muscatine, Ia. - On Monday, July 23, 2018, Kent Corporation will join President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, members of the Administration and White House staff for a Made in America Product Showcase. President Trump will host companies from across the […]

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Honoring the Legacy of Eugene Sukup

It’s with a heavy heart we share the passing of Eugene Sukup, the founder of Sukup Manufacturing. Executive Director Billi Hunt said: “Eugene was an entrepreneur before the term existed. He founded Sukup Manufacturing in 1962, and it’s one of the the top three grain storage companies in the world today. The legacy that he […]