Guthrie County Agri Drain Co.win IFBF Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award
January 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson
Officials with the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) Wednesday, report the Guthrie County Agri Drain Corporation in Adair, has been named the “Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneuer Award” winner for February, 2013. The IFBF says Agri Drain, founded in 1976, has played a vital role in helping generations of farmers manage water and reduce erosion. The company operates an 80,000 square foot manufacturing company and provides jobs for more than 50 people, many of them, longtime employees.
The IFBF says the company’s farm tile innovations, erosion control products and drainage systems make them a leader in the industry. Renew Rural Iowa (RRI) is an IFBF initiative supporting new and existing businesses through education, mentoring and financial resources. The next Renew Rural Iowa Business Success Seminar takes place March 5 at Iowa Central Community College in Ft. Dodge. For more information, go to www.renewruraliowa.com.