101 Top Iowa Agriculture Companies and Startups of 2021

June 30, 2021
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This article showcases our top picks for the best Iowa based Agriculture companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Agriculture industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Iowa Agriculture Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

SwineTech

SwineTech

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SwineTech bridges the gap between producers and pigs through artificial intelligence and sensor-based technologies.

Growers Edge

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Growers Edge leverages data science to build grower-relevant risk management solutions to meet ever-changing agriculture demands.

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Rantizo

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Rantizo delivers targeted liquid sprays precisely where they are needed in agricultural applications.

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Powerpollen

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Powerpollen is an AgTech company that collects, preserves, and applies pollen to boost seed production.

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Performance Livestock Analytics

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PLA provides software subscription services to livestock producers, brokers, risk managers, nutritionists and animal nutrition companies.

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AgriSync

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AgriSync is an agricultural mobile support platform focus is the people in agriculture and their collaboration for better farming.

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Premier Crop Systems

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Premier Crop Systems is a precision ag-data processing and analysis company.

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Smart Ag

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Smart Ag is leading the transition to autonomous farming

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Solum

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Solum mission is to make agriculture easier and more productive.

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Shell Rock Soy Processing

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Shell Rock Soy Processing is a soybean crushing plant that propels value-added agriculture.

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ScoutPro

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ScoutPro develops agricultural applications for smartphone, iPad, and other tablet devices.

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Nebullam

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Nebullam helps home and commercial growers on better food production through Aeroponics paired with time-saving software.

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FarrPro

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FarrPro is changing the way the world grows pork through invention, innovation and acquisition of novel technologies..

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Continuum Ag

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Continuum Ag is a consulting and data management company with a focus on soil health.

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N-Sense

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N-Sense develops a soil nitrate sensor system for variable-rate nitrogen management.

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JM Swank Co.

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JM Swank Co. is a full-line food ingredient distributor with over 60 years of expertise in sourcing, distribution and logistics.

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Ag Leader

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Iowa based agriculture innovation field.

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Sigma0

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SasS Radar perception platform for agriculture that provides new and enhanced agronomic insights, to improve crop management for growers.

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Summit Agricultural Group

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Summit Agricultural Group engages in a diverse farming, agricultural investment, and farm management.

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Becker Underwood

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Becker Underwood is the global leader in the development & commercialization of value-creating seed-applied biological products.

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A&I Products

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A&I Products manufacturer and wholesale distributor of aftermarket replacement parts.

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Farms.com

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Farms.com provides innovative products and services to the global agriculture and food industry.

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Pioneer Hi-Bred

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DuPont Pioneer is a developer and supplier of plant genetics.

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U.S. Design Consultants

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U.S. Design Consultants develops broadcast dispensing granular products.

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Albaugh, LLC

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Albaugh, LLC is a chemical company dealing in agricultural crop protection chemicals.

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Hertz Farm Management

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Hertz Farm Management is a farming company providing farm management

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CPM Holdings

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CPM Holdings, a provider of engineered process equipment to the animal feed, oilseed processing, extrusion and thermal processing markets.

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Farmer Mac

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Farmer Mac is a financial-agricultural credit company that provides financial & agricultural solutions to rural agricultural communities.

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AgSolver

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AgSolver is agribusiness company combining data management and simulation to increase profits and improve investment returns.

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Genetic ID

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Genetic ID is a global leader in testing for the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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Farmers State Bank

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Farmers State Bank is a banking firm providing savings account, mortgage, and auto loan services.

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Kinze Manufacturing

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Kinze Manufacturing is a manufacturing company located in Williamsburg.

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Pine Ridge Farms, LLC

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Pine Ridge Farms is a company based in the USA which provides wholesome pork products.

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Rembrandt Foods

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Rembrandt Foods is a food production company that produces egg products.

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Urbie

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Specialty food distribution built on blockchain for 100% traceable, transparent foods.

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Kent Precision Foods Group

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Kent Precision Foods Group is a food production company offering dry mix food products.

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Kent Nutrition Group

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Kent Nutrition Group is a food production company that offers animal nutrition products.

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Landus Cooperative

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Landus Cooperative is a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative.

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AgVenture Inc.

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AgVenture Inc is an agricultural Service provider producing seeds in Johnston, Iowa.

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AgVision

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AgVision designs accounting and inventory management software for agribusiness.

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Peoples Company

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Peoples Company is a provider of agriculture real estate brokerage, land management, appraisal and investing services.

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River Valley Cooperative

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River Valley Cooperative is a farming company specializing in feed, energy, and grains.

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Farmers Cooperative Company

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Farmers Cooperative Company is a farming company specializing in precision agriculture and transportation services.

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Meyocks

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Meyocks is a full-service branding, advertising and marketing agency that focuses on food, agriculture, health and mentor brands.

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Iowa Select Farms

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Iowa Select Farms is a farming company that provides pork production services.

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Digital Spring

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Digital Spring develops sensors, systems and algorithms designed to improve crop yields while reducing production costs.

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Agworks

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AgWorks provides software for agricultural retail operations.

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Ag Partners L.L.C.

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Ag Partners is a farming company specializing in grain, agronomy, feed, and energy facilities.

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Agri Star Meat & Poultry LLC

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Agri Star Meat & Poultry is a food production company that provides beef and poultry processing services.

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Pro Farmer

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Pro Farmer is about giving Members what they need to make the right management and marketing decisions for their farm.

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NutriQuest

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NutriQuest offers swine, poultry, dairy products with features of probiotics, nutritional quality, protein & research-based feed technology.

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Demco Products

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Demco Products provide solutions & compete in an existing marketplace from Agriculture to Towing to Brake manufacturing.

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Berkley Agribusiness

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Berkley Agribusiness provides unique insurance and risk control solutions through innovation and ingenuity to the agribusiness economy.

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Farmers State Bank, Marion

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Farmers State Bank, Marion is a personal and business bank based in Iowa.

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Shivvers Manufacturing

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Shivvers Manufacturing is an agricultural machinery manufacturer.

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Van Diest Supply Company

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Van Diest Supply Company is a chemical company dealing in agricultural chemicals.

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China Green Agriculture

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China Green Agriculture is a public company listed in the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker of CGA

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United Suppliers, Inc.

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United Suppliers, Inc. is a chemicals firm that provides crop protection and crop nutrients.

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Agricultural Holdings International

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Agricultural Holdings International is a group of investors involved in agri-farming.

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Oakland Corporation

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Oakland Corporation develops IT solutions for grain, agronomy and petroleum companies, cooperatives, and other agricultural businesses.

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E4 Crop Intelligence

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E4 Crop Intelligence represents the industry’s first integrated precision ag support platform.

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First Cooperative Association

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First Cooperative Association is pleased to provide you with innovative solutions in feed, agronomy, energy, and grain.

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Growers Supply

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Growers Supply offers commercial greenhouses, cold frames, high tunnels, greenhouse supplies.

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Earl May Seed & Nursery

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Earl May Seed & Nursery operates retail nursery and garden centers.

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Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc.

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Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc is an Eastern Iowa based company supplying agricultural products for retail and wholesale customers.

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SOILMAP

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SOILMAP develops an agricultural input management software for Midwestern AG retailers.

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Earlham Bank

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Earlham Bank is a commercial bank that specializes in business and agricultural banking and mortgage services.

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Curry-wille And Associates

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Curry-wille And Associates is a consulting engineering services primarily.

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International Ag Insurance Solutions

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Provides risk management and crop insurance solutions for the agriculture sector.

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Kruger Seed

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Kruger Seed is a gardening emporium that sells seeds and gardening tools.

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Heartland Co-op

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Heartland Co-op is a farming company providing grain and agriculture supply.

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Seed Savers

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Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), member supported organization.

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Frontier Futures

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Frontier Futures is a commodity brokerage firm that offers trading services, risk management, and trading advice for agribusinesses.

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Cote Ag Technologies

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Cote Ag Technologies is an engineering, design and development company focused on creating farming equipment.

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Asmus Farm Supply

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Asmus Farm Supply is a farming company offering ag products and services.

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Farm Service Cooperative

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Farm Service Cooperative offers agronomy supplies, farm-management supplies, and grain elevator operations & marketing, services.

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Decker Manufacturing

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Decker Manufacturing is a manufacturer and producer of agricultural products & it manufactures barbed wire.

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AgVantage FS

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AgVantage FS offers an array of products & services in areas like agronomy & crops, agri-finance data systems, propane, fuel & lubricants.

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EnGeniousAg

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EnGeniousAg designs, manufactures and deploys field-based nutrient sensors for crops, soils and water.

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Bratney Companies

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Bratney Companies is a food production company providing seed treatment and whole grain processing services.

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US Commodities

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U.S. Commodities is a full-service risk management company that engages in grain and livestock investment and management.

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SusTerea Biorenewables

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SusTerea Biorenewables offers sustainable bio-based services.

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Viafield

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Viafield offers advice, products and services in the field of grains, agronomy, energy and feed.

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IFBF

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Iowa Farm Bureau focuses on helping farm families prosper and improving their quality of life.

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Personal Marketing Research

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Personal Marketing Research is a company with features in litigation, agriculture & voter research as well as product & usability testing.

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Bridon USA

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The Bridon USA company is an innovator in plastic agricultural baling twine, quality agricultural twine and world-class netwrap.

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Agrisolutions

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Agrisolutions is a manufacturer for farm equipment manufacturers and after-market suppliers.

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IntelliDrive

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IntelliDrive is a precision AG-Tech platform that uses electric motors controlled by custom software to meter the seed.

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Apache

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Apache is a manufacturing company of hose and belting that also provides custom fabrications, industrial services and consumer products.

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Emergent Genetics

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Emerge Genetics is an agricultural research firm that focuses on creating solutions for farmers, feed, and food companies.

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Buck Creek Hops

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Buck Creek Hops specializes in the commercial production of a variety of hops.

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Central Software Solutions

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Central Software Solutions is developing software products for agricultural research and plant breeding operations.

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Marion County Bank

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Marion County Bank is a financial institution that provides financial solutions, agriculture lending, and community banking services.

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ESAPCO Iowa

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ESAPCO Iowa offers farm supplies, poultry equipment, livestock fencing, greenhouses, hay storage & other products to farms & businesses.

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Superior Tractor Parts

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Superior Tractor Parts is an agricultural service provider company.

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MaxYield Cooperative

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MaxYield Cooperative is a farming company that provides grain, agronomy, precision agriculture, and energy.

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Commstock Investments

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Commstock Investments is an agriculture risk management company that offers grain marketing, crop insurance & commodity brokerage services.

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Terra Industries

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Terra Industries Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets nitrogen and methanol products for agricultural.

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TransAgra International

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TransAgra International is a manufacturer of microbial fermentation products for agriculture.

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Agri-Access

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Agri-Access offers long-term fixed rates and variable rate options to our nationwide network of lenders.

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FloMetrix

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FloMetrix is produces an in-line flow meter for precisely measuring seed, grain, and other granular products flowing through a tube.

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