March 21 is National Ag Day in the U.S., and companies across Missouri are showing why the Show-Me state is the global leader in agtech. This year marks the 44th anniversary of National Ag Day, which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day 2017 is “Agriculture: Food For Life.”
National Agriculture Day marks a nationwide effort to tell the true story of American agriculture and remind citizens that agriculture is a part of all of us. Missouri has a rich agricultural heritage and our agtech industry is leading the way with innovative technology and research that is transforming agriculture, as we know it.
Missouri’s crop and livestock diversity, abundant water supply and rich soil provide a solid, statewide, foundation for agtech companies to grow and succeed. While innovation communities such as 39 North are providing agtech talent with the world-class research environments they crave.
We are also proud to be home to leading agtech organizations, including the Danforth Plant Science Center, Monsanto, the Missouri Botanical Garden, Yield Lab, DuPont, BASF, Bayer, Bunge, KWS, Symbiotics, AgriLabs and many more.
In Missouri, the future of agtech is happening today. Big data, smart farming, input optimization, precision ag, prescription ag, biologicals, breeding, green chemistry, green pharmaceuticals – it’s all growing right here, and along with the use of drones, satellites and data are transforming farming as we know it.
For more information on why Missouri could be a prime location to launch or grow your business, contact Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership, at 314.725.2688 or via our contact form, with any questions you might have, and learn how Missouri Partnership can help with your business expansion needs.