We couldn’t think of a better time to highlight Missouri’s global leadership in agtech.
Did you know Missouri is home to nearly 100,000 farms and employs more than 456,000 people in food & agriculture jobs? Or that Missouri’s agriculture industry is a $94 billion industry? So much agricultural product is shipped via river barge from the St. Louis region that a 15-mile section of the Mississippi is now known as the “Ag Coast” of America.
These are just a few examples of why Missouri is THE global leader in agtech.
Missouri’s agtech industry is leading the way with innovative technology and research in plant science and animal health that is transforming agriculture. Across Missouri, leading agtech organizations including the Danforth Plant Science Center, Bayer CropScience, Boehringer Ingelheim, the Missouri Botanical Garden, Yield Lab, DuPont, BASF, Bunge, and more are developing new technology that is transforming agriculture. READ MORE