President Obama Highlights Missouri’s AgTech Strength in Keynote Address

On June 20, 2016, President Barack Obama gave the keynote speech at the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington DC. At the 2015 “summit, an agricultural tech company from Surat [India] ... Read More

Missouri’s $7 Million AgTech Exhibit Opens June 18

Missouri’s AgTech industry is leading the way with innovative technology and research that is transforming agriculture. And the St. Louis Science Center is ready to open its $7 million GROW exhibit ... Read More

AgTech Innovation District Planned for Missouri

A plan for a new innovation district, much like Cortex in the Central West End, is being planned in hopes of bringing thousands of jobs to the Creve Coeur area. The ... Read More

International animal health company names KC as its U.S. headquarters

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Jurox Pty Ltd, an Australian veterinary pharmaceutical company, is expanding to North America and has selected Kansas City as to be ... Read More

Missouri-based AgTech Firm Launches Cloud Biology Software

Benson Hill Biosystems, a Missouri-based AgTech firm located in the Helix Center Biotech Incubator, has launched its cloud biology software, called CropOS, which can be used to dramatically accelerate plant genomics ... Read More

Monsanto’s Fraley Discusses the Future of AgTech

Missouri is the global leader in AgTech for many reasons, including the presence of the Monsanto world headquarters. Monsanto is a global AgTech company, providing agricultural products to farmers around the ... Read More

Missouri’s Ag Exports Top $2.28 Billion

Missouri crop and livestock diversity, abundant water supply and rich soil provide a solid, statewide foundation to the AgTech and food processing ecosystems and are key aspects in why Missouri is the ... Read More

Israeli Agtech firm to establish U.S. Headquarters in Missouri

Israeli agtech company NRGene plans to open its U.S. headquarters in Missouri’s Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis. NRGene develops advanced computational tools and uses big data to identify genetic traits ... Read More

Animal health products supplier expanding in Missouri, creating 144 jobs

Virbac, a worldwide leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing companion animal health products, is growing its presence in the Missouri with a $37.9 million expansion in Bridgeton that will create 144 ... Read More

Bunge North America Grows in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon announced today that Bunge North America, a leading agribusiness and food ingredient company, is finalizing the development of a new, state-of-the-art headquarters in St. Louis County and a ... Read More