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The Raw Product, The Infrastructure and the Expertise

Iowa is the leading producer of corn, pork, eggs and soybeans. Each of these commodities has spawned innovation and industries outside of their agricultural roots. Processed in Iowa into hundreds of different products, researchers at our universities are finding even more uses for them. That research, an existing processing infrastructure and the agricultural products are all ready and waiting in Iowa.


producer of corn

USDA, 2021

producer of ethanol and biodiesel

EIA, 2022

lower electricity rates than the national average

EIA, 2022

No Other State Supports the Biochemical Industry This Strongly

The USDA called Iowa's Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit the strongest state incentive for the bio-based chemical industry.

Ethanol & Biodiesel Facilities In Operation

Source: Biotechnology Innovation Organization, 2016

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Ready For Development Sites

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Mark Laurenzo