Overview

You Will Benefit from Agriculture Today,  Guaranteed!

No matter where you live and what you do in Iowa, agriculture will improve your life today.

Every year agriculture (and its related industries) pumps $72 billion into Iowa’s economy, creating 1 out of every 6 jobs while helping maintain the most affordable, wholesome, diverse food supply in history.

But there’s much more to Iowa agriculture besides corn, soybeans and livestock. Agriculture improves things like textiles, energy, fuel, pharmaceuticals, batteries, crayons, carpets and hundreds of other unexpected products. In this section, learn more about how ag touches everyone’s life in the areas of food, energy and environment. Then check out a blizzard of Iowa ag facts.