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.
Safe Ag Systems CEO and Co-Founder Katy Landt Reflects on Her Cultivo Experience
Safe Ag Systems CEO and Co-founder Katy Landt graduated from the six-week Cultivo Global Ag Innovation Program.
FarrPro Innovates to Apply Cutting Edge Technologies to Agriculture and Livestock Production
FarrPro was founded by Amos Petersen in 2016 to develop the idea that became the Haven, which creates an efficient microclimate to keep piglets warm, safe, and healthy inside farrowing barns.
BioConnect Iowa Supports Translation of Innovation to Commercial Success
BioConnect Iowa focuses efforts in four key areas: biobased products/chemicals, precision and digital agriculture, vaccines and immunotherapeutics, and medical devices.
Iowa Startup Takes Revolutionary Approach to Plant Pollination
PowerPollen developed a first-of-its-kind scalable technology to successfully collect corn pollen, preserve it, and then apply it at the proper time to overcome the inefficiencies of natural processes.
Meats Laboratory at Iowa State is Essential to Modern Animal Science
The Meat Science program began in the early 1900s to provide education to farmers butchering their own livestock.
Innovation Profile: Dr. Angela Shaw
Dr. Angela Shaw is leading efforts to train Iowa fruit and vegetable growers to reduce food illness risk.
First Cohort of International Startups Complete Cu
Startups from Australia and UK interacted with Iowa business, research, government, and entrepreneurial leader