The Core of Who We Are
Connecting to the land and taking pride in feeding the world is a vital part of the region’s DNA. A critical mass of agriculturalbased companies – diverse in size and focus – call us home, fortifying their competitive edge with our growth-inducing blend of:

Access to raw material & customers
Low-cost utilities
Abundant natural resources
Affordable, available labor
Well-developed support system

From the Heart of America
Our central location places us squarely in the middle of the food production pipeline with close proximity to raw materials and ease of access to customers


Golden Triangle of Corn, Ethanol & Livestock



Abundance and Quality
Dependable and affordable utilities provide a competitive advantage

Green Energy Solutions

More Green in Your Pocket
Low tax environment creates opportunities to make an even bigger impact

70.1 Total Tax Index, placing Omaha nearly 30% below the national average

5% lower cost of doing business than U.S. average


We Have the Talent to Back it Up
Skilled and experienced workforce with a robust talent pipeline

Nearly 20,000 employed in food and livestock processing
The U.S. Cluster Mapping Project, Michael Porter

90.6% have a high school diploma and 34.3% have a bachelor’s degree or higher
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2014



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Sean Johnson
Senior Director - Business Development
RJ Jerrick
Manager - Business Development
Mindy Ruffalo
Director - International Business Development
Randy Thelen
Senior Vice President - Economic Development