Key Industries

Agriculture

Minot: Hub for Production for Value-Added Agriculture

Minot’s strategic location for value-added agriculture businesses offers direct access to two class 1 railroads, indoor storage, and many other 1Industry.JPGunique advantages at the Port of North Dakota. North Dakota consistently ranks #1 and #2 for 15 different agriculture commodities, with Minot being a hub for production.

The Minot Area Development Corporation focuses on value-added agriculture, which creates new economic activity and jobs by increasing the value of a product through modifications, introductions to new markets, and/or pre-production modifications that increase yields, quality, and uses.  
 
Minot area farms are unsurpassed in the amount of on-farm storage for the diverse crops they raise, a distinct advantage for end-use processors. The use of high-tech farm machinery and field application techniques by conscientious, caring farmers ensures quality commodities for renowned end-use products. Bring your business to Minot and add value to these commodities to provide food, fuel, and fiber for the world!

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