Emporia is Part of the World Class Animal Health Corridor

Emporia is Part of the World Class Animal Health Corridor Main Photo

25 Jan 2024


Renowned for its cutting-edge advancements in veterinary medicine, biotechnology, and animal health research, Emporia is where half the worldwide animal health diagnostics and pet food is made.

The Animal Health Corridor is Key to Global Food Security

This corridor in the Emporia region is home to numerous biotech companies, research facilities, and educational institutions such as Flint Hills Technical College, and Emporia State University have cutting edge programs dedicated to innovation in livestock health, and disease prevention and pet care. This collective expertise and infrastructure continue to shape the future of veterinary science, benefiting both animals and humans alike.

Animal care industry leaders in Emporia include:

  • Simmons Pet Food
  • Cargill
  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition

Emporia’s strategic location, available land, natural resources, and skilled workforce play a key role in setting the standard for safe, sustainable ways to raise animals.

Learn more about the Emporia region’s role in animal health, sustainable livestock, and global food security.