Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.
Despite a trade war with China that’s clobbering U.S. farmers, locations that have established strong agribusiness and food processing sectors continue to thrive as production moves closer to markets.
From sustainable row crops such as sugarcane and soybeans, to world-class fisheries, livestock production and vast forestlands, Louisiana is advancing itsr agribusiness industry through value-added projects.
Select Genetics will locate a new hatchery in Terre Haute with the help of up to $550,000 in state tax credits and training grants.
Brand, market access, and talent are among the numerous advantages Canada enjoys amid the reshaping of global supply chains.
The massive disruptions of the global supply chain that occurred in 2020 during the pandemic have increased momentum for the reshoring of manufacturing jobs to the United States, primarily from China.
When it comes to the entire food chain—from agriculture to agribusiness to food and beverage manufacturing—North Carolina is second to none.
Tyson will invest $55 million to transform its former operations into a meat portioning and packing facility, creating 330 jobs in Richland County, SC.
Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy.
The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs.
The September / October 2020 Issue features prime locations for the cybersecurity industry, and an update on economic development's response to COVID-19. Plus, startups, food processing and more.
The baby food maker will expand its Fremont, MI manufacturing facility, creating 50 new jobs in the process.
Hoosier Energy is diversifying its power generation mix with a long-range resource plan that expands low-cost wind, solar, natural gas and storage.
Louisiana has created a Resilient Louisiana Commission (with 15 associated task forces) to chart a path toward safely reopening the economy and making the Pelican State more resilient for the long-term.
Already at the forefront of emerging growth sectors like cloud computing and cybersecurity, Virginia continues to expand its high-tech portfolio.
Two current upward trends show us how consumers are responding to both the power of plants and the power of panic with the demand for food.
Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.
As the demand for data continues to expand exponentially, new data centers are being built on sites closer to consumers (also known as “edge” locations) and modular, pre-fab units are speeding construction.
New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added.
A Better Maryland is a new development plan that provides resources and tools for the Free State's long-term economic success.
The packaged salads company will create 54 jobs at a hydroponic greenhouse in Etowah, NC.
The producer of fresh canned vegetables and fruit will create 140 new jobs at its Florence County, SC operations.
Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers.
The September/October 2019 Issue features the booming logistics and transportation industry. Plus, a look at Qualified Opportunity Zones and Business/Industry/Tech Parks.
Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food & Agriculture will relocate operations from DC to KC; the project is expected to bring 568 new jobs to the area.
Attracting foreign direct investment has become a top priority for economic development organizations seeking to leverage the status of the U.S. as the top global destination for FDI.
Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.
The food and agriculture company has invested $25 million in an expansion of its Dillon, SC harvest operations.
The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.
Indiana rang in 2019 with a burst of project activity. The Hoosier state hopes to keep the momentum going in all of its diverse growth sectors.
The Germany-based animal health company will create 225 jobs in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties.
Size counts, but when it comes to making our picks for forward-thinking utilities, so do smart grids, renewable energy and a seat at the table when economic development deals are negotiated.
From auto to aero and every sector in-between, companies of all sizes and backgrounds are achieving success with a Mississippi location.
The competition for foreign direct investment is intensifying, with locations far and wide vying to become prime destinations for FDI.
The Jayhawk State gets a visit from its “sister state” in China, Henan Province.
U.S. agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms.
The California-based agbiosciences company will establish a new swine farm in Rensselaer, IN.
As the logistics industry moves the global supply chain onto digital platforms, experts are warning that vulnerabilities to cyberattacks must be addressed.
Industry analysts are predicting that 2018 will turn out to be a banner year for merger and acquisition activity in the biotech/pharma sector, with up to $200 billion in assets changing hands.