Agribusiness

The Core of Who We Are

Connecting to the land and taking pride in feeding the world is a vital part of the region’s DNA. A critical mass of agricultural based companies – diverse in size and focus – call us home, fortifying their competitive edge with our growth-inducing blend of:

  • Access to raw material & customers
  • Low-cost utilities
  • Abundant natural resources
  • Affordable, available labor
  • Well-developed support system

From the Heart of America

Our central location places us squarely in the middle of the food production pipeline with close proximity to raw materials and ease of access to customers

Corn Production
>4.4 billion BU
Nebraska ranked #5
Iowa ranked #1
Centered between two top 5 states for ag products sold.
USDA, NASS
Ethanol Production
>137.3 million barrels
Nebraska ranked #2
Iowa ranked #1
Golden Triangle of Corn, Ethanol and Livestock
Soybean Production

Nebraska ranked #5
>314.2 million BU

Iowa ranked #2
>571.7 million BU

Combined total:
>885.9 million BU

Cattle on Feed

Nebraska ranked #1
2.5 million cattle

Iowa ranked #4
1.2 million cattle

Combined total:
3.7 million cattle

Major Rail Center

Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Canadian National Railway Company

Union Pacific Railroad


 Source:

  1. United States Department of Agriculture, NASS, “Nebraska Rank in U.S. Agriculture”, May 2017
  2. S. Energy Information Administration, State Energy Data System (SEDS): 1960-2015, “All Production Estimates”
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