About

The new Kinze Innovation Center describes 50 years of inspiration, imagination and hard work by one man and generations of dedicated hard-working people (Kinze employees, partners, family and friends). These individuals have contributed greatly to the development of modern agricultural equipment to help farmers around the world meet the challenges of crop production and the needs of 7.5 billion consumers worldwide and growing.


Free for All Ages

Fun, exciting and educational, the Kinze Innovation Center is designed to appeal to all ages. Adults will enjoy the many fascinating stories about Kinze breakthrough innovations, while kids climb aboard and experience these innovations coming to life through a variety of interactive displays.


Historical And New Product Displays

The Kinze Innovation Center showcases the many agricultural innovations from Kinze’s rich heritage and highlights the technology that is shaping farming today and into the future. See the first grain cart after which ALL other brands of carts are modeled. Experience the size and power of the tractor (“Big Blue”) and plow that showed the world how to plow. Observe and understand the technology that enables farmers to plant fields faster and more accurately to achieve greater yields.

Factory Tour Information

To combine your Kinze Innovation Center visit with a tour of the Factory*, please call Kinze at (319) 668-1300 and ask for Factory Tours. Tours are held Monday - Thursday by appointment only. Tour reservations must be made a minimum of 2 business days in advance. Tours are booked on a first-come, first-served basis and fill up quickly. The factory tour lasts approximately 2 hours, but please allow additional time for the Kinze Innovation Center.


Factory Tour Rules

Still photography and videography are not allowed. No open-toed shoes or sandals allowed. If tour participants are more than 30 minutes late, the tour will be subject to cancellation.