Agribusiness Booms Here. A new wave of innovation grounded by deep agricultural roots meets an unmatched water supply and world-class transportation network to make the Greater Memphis region Agriculture’s Silicon Valley.
AGRICULTURE’S SILICON VALLEY
Sustainable surface and groundwater, unmatched logistics and transportation networks and access to abundant farm land with experienced growers have made Memphis ground zero for a new era of agriculture. Fueled by farm-to-table food delivery trends and the need to improve farming efficiencies while enhancing yields, Memphis is a hotbed for innovative companies driving the future of food.
Memphis has long been considered the unofficial capital of the 13-million-acre Mississippi Delta which boasts some of the country’s riches soils and one of the purest and most plentiful water supplies in the world. With agriculture dominating the economy for 100-miles in every direction, Memphis is the hub of commerce for the region.