#1 Most Plant and Soil Scientists
Iowa’s connection to crop genetics dates back to when George Washington Carver studied at Iowa State University in Ames. It’s why the world’s largest seed companies do advanced research and development in Iowa—right near their customers. In fact, more plant and soil scientists work in Iowa than any other state.
producer of eggs, corn, pork and soybeans
most plant and soil scientists of any state
higher concentration of biological technicians in Iowa than national statewide average
The Nation's Most Plant and Soil ScientistsBLS 2015
North Carolina #3
The State of Iowa Supports R&D
Iowa is one of only a few states to offer a refundable R&D tax credit at 6.5%.
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