Partners in Ag Innovation

Upcoming Events

Elevate Informational Sessions 

Are you ready to take the next step in starting your own business? Visit to learn more. Click the ‘Join the CBA’ button to sign up for the next informational session. 

Mainstreet Revitalization Conversations

If you are a business in downtown Willmar, funds for improvements could be available to you. 

Childcare Economic Development Grant Community Meetings

Exciting financial and growth opportunities are coming for those currently providing and those interested in childcare- this includes businesses and possible site locations! Stay tuned to learn more. 

Latest News

Sarah Swedburg of Kandiyohi County and Willmar EDC earns title of Emerging Young Professional of the Year

Sarah Swedburg, the business development manager for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, was recognized Thursday ...
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Announcing DEED’s One Minnesota Budget Priorities

By Commissioner Steve Grove Budget items focus on decreasing disparities, paid family and medical leave, supporting small businesses, and more ...
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Ag Jobs staffing service fills a gap in the workforce while providing jobs for immigrants in the Willmar area

By Jennifer Kotila Solange Cooley started Ag Jobs in 2019 in Willmar and now employs more than 500 people, helping to ...
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An Economic Development Year in Review

*second edition with full list of housing study partners 1.4.2023* Financial Wins | Community Projects |Workforce Support | Developments in ...
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