We Grow Ag Tech Innovation

America’s Cultivation Corridor develops and markets the world-renowned agricultural and bioscience economy in Iowa. Building on a rich history of innovation, we are accelerating value-added agriculture by attracting companies, talent, and capital from across the globe to the state.

Representing a diverse public-private coalition of stakeholders, America’s Cultivation Corridor is among the nation’s foremost cluster-based economic development organizations. The world’s leading agribusinesses have come together with Iowa State University, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, and a variety of ag and community groups from across the state to establish and guide the organization.

The world needs a place where innovation, science, and technology converge to solve our global population challenges.

It starts here – in America’s Cultivation Corridor.

From farm fields and livestock barns to research labs, and world-renowned agribusinesses to startups, we are focused on the common goal of increasing the productivity, efficiency, and sustainability of agriculture. Here in Iowa, innovators have easy access to the world’s top agribusiness leaders – from industry, academia, and farms – with whom they connect and collaborate to build their business. Iowa’s impact on agricultural research and innovation reaches far beyond our state’s borders. We are recognized as an international leader in agriculture innovation. Government and business leaders have converged on Iowa for nearly a century to collaborate with us to help feed the world. Now, America’s

Cultivation Corridor will be sharing its expertise around the world by introducing global startups to our thriving ag business community through Cultivo.


It's time to invest in a more resilient food & ag industry.

Under today's unique circumstances, AgFunder is re-opening Fund III for a limited time to enable investors to join our mission and invest alongside us as LPs in a second close. Learn more here.



Learn more at cultivationcorridor.org.