The Red River Valley boasts some of the United States’ richest farmland. The agricultural sector has historically been a catalyst for the Grand Forks region’s growth and development. Crops grown in the region support many businesses and manufacturing enterprises. With the continuing world-wide population growth, expected to reach 9 billion people by 2050, demands for food and agriculturally-driven products, is continuing to increase.

The Grand Forks Advantage

  • Nearly 6,000 agribusiness jobs in the region
  • 37% of manufacturing jobs in the region are ag-related
  • Leading the research and development of the use of autonomous/unmanned vehicles for precision agriculture