Why Iowa Profiles
Iowa isn't just a place where agriculture succeeds, it's a place where people thrive. Discover the enviable lifestyle that attracts and keeps those who live here.
Why Iowa? Q&A with Xiaowen Guo
Guo and her two children live in Muscatine, Iowa, where she is involved in several organizations including Friends of Musser Public Library and Muscatine China Initiative Committee.
Why Iowa? Q&A with Lucas Nelson
Nelson earned his undergraduate degree in Virginia and law degree in Indiana and was working as a real estate lawyer in Kentucky when he made the move to Des Moines.
Why Iowa? Q&A with Rosalind Fox
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Rosalind Fox has worked in engineering jobs across the U.S. and around the world. She explains why she's made Iowa her home.
Why Iowa? Q&A with Riley Arthur
Riley grew up near Owatonna, Minnesota, where his family raised club lambs for livestock shows and he was active in 4-H. He was also involved in his extended family’s row crop and hog farm businesses.
Why Iowa? Q&A with Barbara Stinson
Barbara Stinson became the second President of the World Food Prize Foundation in January 2020, taking leadership of the Foundation formed by Dr. Norman Borlaug in 1986.
Announcing First Cohort of Cultivo™ Virtual Acad
Startups from Australia, Israel, and United Kingdom to participate in six-week program
Governor Declares March 22, 2021 as Agriculture In
The proclamation recognizes Iowa’s leadership role in agriculture and the culture of innovation