Local entrepreneurs have found niche markets in other ag-related products, from “Smart Chicken” and organic farming, to soybean extruding and pumpkin patches centered around tourism, Holt County is blessed with creative and resourceful businesses.
Mound City Development Corporation is well on its way to establishing Mound City as a great Missouri Wine Country area. Get info on Annual Winefest at Griffith Park.
The potential for wind energy farms abounds, while alternative and value-added agricultural products are being explored daily
Our mission is to encourage economic and population growth through development of countywide initiatives that foster a sense of positive community attitude, and a diverse and healthful lifestyle linked to our agricultural heritage.
Interstate 29 Highway crosses Holt County from north to south providing easy access to all areas of the county. This four-lane highway brings travelers and enables efficient shipping of goods from Kansas City to Omaha and points beyond. Local businesses offer dining, gasoline and hotel rooms.
River And Rail
The Missouri River forms the western boundary of Holt County offering the potential for barge traffic and recreation. Fishing and boating on the river are a favorite pastime.
Holt County is blessed with a main rail line through the county connecting to points west via the historic Rulo Railway Bridge between Missouri and Nebraska.