Innovation Profiles

Innovation is the reason we are a recognized world leader in ag. Every day the stories and triumphs of Iowa innovators inspire new generations of ag leaders.

Dan Cosgrove, Growers Edge

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Iowa-based Company Bringing Financial Technology Solutions to Farmers

The company was founded in 2017 with an initial focus on crop insurance, however in 2019 began a pivot toward the warranty-backed crop plans.

Dr. Dan Thomson

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Why Iowa? Q&A with Dr. Dan Thomson

Dr. Thomson is an internationally known leader, researcher, and instructor in animal health management, animal welfare, and beef cattle production.

FarmHer Marji Alaniz

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FarmHer Features Women in Agriculture

She began with a photo series featuring 8 women from Iowa working on their farms.

Mark Reisinger Pivot Bio

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Pivot Bio PROVEN™ in has sold out inventories for both '19 and '20 crop years in the US.

After multiple years of lab, greenhouse, and large, on-farm trials, Pivot Bio PROVEN™ continues to demonstrate results equivalent to or better than the trials using synthetic nitrogen fertilizer alone.

Rachel Geilenfeld - External Relations Manager for Sukup Manufacturing Co.

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"Why I Returned Home" with Sukup Manufacturing Co.'s External Relations Manager Rachel Geilenfeld

After spending four years out of the state, Rachel was attracted back to Iowa by Sukup’s prestigious reputation for employee satisfaction and innovation.

Judd O'Connor, Corteva Agriscience

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Innovation is key to advancing agriculture

Innovation has always been the lifeblood of American agriculture, and Corteva Agriscience is no stranger to it.