Agriculture Technology & Science
"Brookings and SDSU are at the forefront of both a grand challenge and opportunity - to feed a growing world population in a sustainable manner with fewer resources."
Dr. Barry Dunn
President, South Dakota State University
Animal & Human Health
Existing animal and human health businesses have taken advantage of the vast array of resources available in the Brookings area to make an impact on the local, national and global level.
Engineered Technology & Advanced Manufacturing
Brookings is home to many of the top manufacturing companies in the state, and is the second largest manufacturing community in South Dakota. These companies are recognized leaders in their industries.
Brookings is an epicenter of renewable energy research and development. Partnerships are in place to develop, distribute and implement significant advances in bio-based energy technologies for the benefit of America's farmers and the country.