Biotech employment in Northwest Iowa has grown significantly faster than the rate of growth in the U.S.
Over 20% of the nation's milk cows are located within a day's drive from Northwest Iowa.
More than 500 wind turbines are either currently in operation or proposed in the Northwest Iowa region.
The Manufacturing Sector accounts for 14.9% of total employment in the region. More than double the national percentage.
There are over 200 truck transportation companies and 28 warehousing and storage operations located in Northwest Iowa.
Our Region accounts for 7% of the farms and farmland in the State and is a leading producer of agricultural commodities.