Iowa Falls sits in the richest, most productive farmland in the world. What we do best is grow things.
Agriculture Businesses in Iowa Falls
POET - 115-million-gallon ethanol plant
Cargill -Soybean crush, meal and biodiesel facility
Iowa Select Farms - Corporate headquarters of the 5th largest pork producer in the US
Seaboard Foods - Mill operation providing feed for company farms
Summit Agricultural Group - Farming, agricultural investment and farm management company
Hog Slat – construction and production of a full range of hog and poultry farming equipment.
Agriculture Workforce Training Programs
Ellsworth Community College has the number three Precision Ag program in the nation according to PrecisionAg.com. 70% of the instruction involves hands on learning to prepare students for employment upon graduation. Students also participate in an on-the-job training internship through this program, providing invaluable experience, networking, and resume builders.
ECC’s versatile Agribusiness program is a two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree that prepares graduates for employment directly after graduation or for transferring their ECC credits to complete a baccalaureate/bachelor’s degree at a university. ECC’s agriculture students maintain a 133-acre farm near the College, where they experience hands-on learning at its best.
Other ag-related career areas at Ellsworth Community College include:
- Agriculture Science
- Animal Science
- Conservation Technology
- Equine Management/Equine Science
- Farm Management
- Mobile Service Technician
- Swine Management
- Pre-Veterinary Medicine
For more information about Agriculture in Iowa Falls, call (641) 648-5549 or contact us.