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Agriculture

North Carolina is a place where agricultural tradition and 21st century science meet to create unmatched research and business opportunities.

Here, virtually any ag tech company, researcher, investor or holder of intellectual property will find unique opportunities for transforming ideas into products.

This is evident in our 195+ ag tech companies and hundreds of world-class ag tech scientists, including global thought leaders working in our colleges and universities.

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NC Ag Tech Ecosystem
195+

Ag Tech Companies

top global ag tech companies
5 of 6

top global ag tech companies

ag economy
$95.9B

ag economy

Company Clusters
Clusters

Plant-90, Animal-32, Food-12, Support-36, Technology-26

land grant universities
2

land grant universities

research stations
18

research stations

Agriculture News & Events

Agriculture Sector Development Programs

NCBiotech's Agriculture Sector Development team is guided by an Advisory Council comprised of 24 leaders in the agriculture industry and education.

Many people and groups like the Biotech Center helped us prove our concept so we could attract our first venture capital investment more than three years ago.

AAD President and CEO, Joy Parr Drach

Ag Tech companies in NC

More than 195 ag tech companies are operating across the state of North Carolina. They include:

Novozymes
AAD
Syngenta

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For questions or more information, contact:
Michelle VonCannon
Agriculture Program and Event Manager

Agriculture Sector Development

919-549-8858 | michelle_voncannon@ncbiotech.org