Welcome to Sioux Valley Development

Located in the northwest quadrant of Iowa, Sioux Valley sits in the midst of the richest farmland in North America. A highly productive agriculture sector is the foundation of our diversified economy.

As a percentage of total employment, the Food Processing in Northwest Iowa represents significantly greater percentage of the employment in our Region (6.6%) than is represented in the State of Iowa (2.6%) and the nation (0.8%).

Our region accounts for just over 7% of the farms and farmland in the State of Iowa, and it is a leading producer of agricultural commodities. 

As a percentage of total employment, the Food Processing Industry in Northwest Iowa represents significantly greater percentage of the employment in our Region (6.6%) than is represented in the State of Iowa (2.6%)and the nation (0.8%).

Our Mission

Sioux Valley Pathways to Development mission is to retain and attract business, agriculture, and residents to the Plymouth County & Cherokee County area. To that end, we strive to ensure that existing business prospers and new business receives all available advantages. Our programs offer technical and financial assistance. We also work to ensure a great quality of life for our residents.

Contact

Bill Anderson
Cherokee Area Economic Development
201 West Main Street – Cherokee, Iowa 51012
Phone: 712-225-5739
Email: bill@cherokeeia.com