AgriBusiness

Global AgriBusiness information and articles related to farming and farming-related commercial activities. This is an industry engaged in the producing operations of a farm, the manufacturing, and the distribution of farm equipment and supplies.



Manassas

Beanstalk Farms To Open Distribution Facility In Manassas, VA

The farm is expected to invest $4.1 million into the indoor farm and distribution facility, creating 18 jobs.
Montgomery

Meta Investing $800M For Montgomery, AL Data Center Campus

The tech giant has operated a data center campus in Huntsville, AL since 2018. Meanwhile, two rural communities have attracted investment from AL-based companies.
biorefinery

Green Plains Opens Enhanced Biorefinery In York County, Nebraska

Through a partnership with Shell, the Omaha-based company utilizes a processing technology to convert every part of corn kernels into co-products, including ethanol.
backhoe

Ag Equipment Maker KMW To Locate In Sterling, Kansas

Owned by Czech Republic-based Agrostroj Pelhrimov, the company is investing $105 million for its North American headquarters and a production facility in this central Kansas location.
Pennsylvania Economic Development, Governor Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania Renews Economic Development Strategy

Governor Josh Shapiro outlines how the Keystone State’s first economic development strategy in more than two decades will spur growth and interest.
PLANT-AS Lubbock Texas

PLANT AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS Locates In West Texas

With a vision to modernize the digital infrastructure required to support produce demand worldwide, PLANT AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS chose the heartland of American agriculture to do just that. 
Southern Roots Alabama

Pecan Processor To Create 120 Jobs In Alabama

Southern Roots Nut Co. will invest over $16M to open a pecan processing facility in Dothan. Meanwhile, $30M in grants will support development of industry-ready sites under Alabama's new SEEDS program.
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SC Produce Company Invests $26.2M In Palmetto State

A full-service fresh produce supplier will invest $26.2 million to improve its facility in Richland County, South Carolina.
North Dakota AgTech

Federal Award Aims To Make North Dakota “Epicenter of AgTech”

National Science Foundation awards North Dakota coalition up to $15M over the next two years — with the potential of up to $160M over 10 years — to support innovation, jobs and economic growth in the AgTech sector.

Cal-Maine Foods To Establish Processing Facility In Missouri

Cal-Maine Foods, a national producer and distributor of shell eggs, will establish a processing facility in Dexter, MO.
Agribusiness

Sowing Seeds For The Ag Industry

Despite slow growth predictions, the agriculture industry is seeing new technologies move agribusiness forward.
DLF

Global Seed Company DLF Celebrates New Oregon Facility

DLF, a global seed company, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 140,000-square-foot facility in Albany, Oregon.

Marshall, MN To House Biomanufacturing Facility

Marshall, Minnesota, will soon house a new, 500,000-square-foot biomanufacturing facility as part of a partnership.

Upper Sandusky, OH, Gains 100+ Jobs Through Soybean Plant

A soybean processing plant will bring more than 100 jobs to Upper Sandusky, Ohio, through a roughly $500 million investment.
Walmart

Walmart Taps Lowndes County, GA, For Dairy Facility

Walmart will invest $350 million in Lowndes County, GA, to establish a dairy facility with an anticipated open date in 2025.
AGCO

AGCO Named Anchor Tenant For North Dakota’s Grand Farm Innovation Campus

AGCO, a global leader in the agriculture industry, has been named the anchor tenant for a collaborative ag-network in North Dakota.
Pivot Bio

Pivot Bio Invests $20M With Expansion In Hazelwood, MO

Pivot Bio, a leading agriculture-technology company, plans to invest more than $20 million to expand its operations in Hazelwood, Missouri.
80 Acres Farms

80 Acres Farms Brings 125 Jobs to Kentucky

80 Acres Farms, a vertical farming site, recently opened in Kentucky & will bring 125 jobs and up to $95 million in investment to the state.
Soybean processing facility

Soybean Processing Plant Expansion A $250M+ Investment For Illinois County

A 170,000-square-foot expansion of a soybean processing plant will create 40 new jobs in Gilman, Illinois, while retaining 200.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Don’t Miss “Site Selection For Emerging Industries”

LiveXChange General Presentation — Site Selection For Emerging Industries — will explore best practices, challenges, and opportunities to successfully support "Economic Development 4.0" investment projects
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.