Agtech

Missouri’s Unique Food and Ag Industry 

Nearly 100,000 farms make up Missouri’s uniquely diverse agriculture landscape, growing everything from rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, and sorghum, to raising cattle, turkeys, and hogs. The midwestern state has gained the ... Read More

Earth Day Spotlight: Missouri’s CoverCress Leads the Way in Greentech 

CoverCress Named TIME Magazine’s America’s Top GreenTech Companies, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Pioneers 2024 Winner CoverCress, a St. Louis-based agtech firm in pursuit of a renewable and sustainable energy sources ... Read More

Top Agribusiness Insurance Firm Expanding in Missouri, Adding 200 Jobs

Specialty Risk Insurance is expanding its operations in Carthage, Missouri. The company, which offers insurance coverage related to agribusiness, commercial, and aviation, is investing $5.3 million in a new location that ... Read More

Missouri Partnership CEO Subash Alias Discusses Multiplier Effect of Business Attraction on Corn Talk Podcast

Missouri Partnership works with several state, regional, and local partners to help amplify our message about the top sectors of Missouri’s diverse economy. One of them being the food and beverage ... Read More

Sustainable Agtech Firm Opens New 48,000-square-foot Manufacturing and R&D Facility in Missouri

Pivot Bio Inc., a California-based agtech firm, is opening a new 48,000-square-foot manufacturing and research & development facility in Hazelwood, Missouri. St. Louis has become a midwest hub for Pivot Bio’s ... Read More

Missouri Company Turns a Weed into Fuel

After nearly a decade of controlled breeding and gene-splicing, an oil-rich plant commonly considered a weed, field pennycress, has been transformed into CoverCress, a source for renewable diesel and sustainable aviation ... Read More

Karla Klingner’s Columbia, Missouri Company Promotes Agroecology to Improve Health and Combat Food Deserts

Karla Klingner, CEO of Columbia, Missouri-based Palindromes Inc., is actively involved in agroecology and building a resilient and equitable food system to combat food deserts and prevent health issues related to ... Read More

Geospatial and AgTech Meet in St. Louis

Following the 2018 NGA West announcement, geospatial and agtech companies have flocked to St. Louis, creating a new industry sector at the intersection of Missouri’s already thriving agtech industry and its ... Read More

Highlighting Missouri’s Strategic Approach to Today’s Food Challenges

With strong roots in food and ag: nearly 400 food companies and more than 100,000 farms, Missouri is poised to embrace the U.S. Food Industry’s modern disrupters such as eating patterns, ... Read More

A Record Year 2022: Ostara Breaks Ground on New Facility in St. Louis, Missouri

As 2022 draws to a close, we’re celebrating a record-breaking year at Missouri Partnership by taking a look back at some of Missouri’s biggest stories in economic development from the past ... Read More