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.

LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities Introduces LiveXchange Emerging Industries

Business Facilities is expanding its Business Facilities LiveXchange franchise with the introduction of LiveXchange Emerging Industries.
Great Southern Wood Preserving

Great Southern Wood Preserving Investing $22.5M In Louisiana Expansion

The YellaWood manufacturer will create 58 new jobs with the expansion of its Avoyelles Parish, LA lumber facility.
Purdue AgriBusiness

Perdue AgriBusiness Chooses Virginia For $59M Expansion

Perdue AgriBusiness will invest more than $59 million to modernize facilities and increase production in Chesapeake, VA.
Bonnie Plants

Greenhouse Facilities, Real Estate Firms Expand In Alabama

Bonnie Plants unveiled its expanded greenhouse facilities in Bullock County; Real estate firms plan $1 million Alabama headquarters.
Bionutrients

$50M Specialty Fertilizer Manufacturing Facility To Be Built In Indiana

Hello Nature and MPS Egg Farms joint venture Bionutrients will build two facilities, employ nearly 50 workers, in Wabash, IN.
Iron Ox, Lockhart, TX

Iron Ox Growing In Texas

Iron Ox will invest $120 million in its new one million-square-foot facility, to be built in the City of Lockhart, TX.
Marshall County, Kentucky

Kentucky Experiences Record Year For Economic Growth

New and existing Kentucky companies announced the creation 18,000 full-time jobs, $11.2 billion in investment in 2021. 
Veronesi

Italy’s Veronesi To Establish First U.S. Facility In Virginia

Italy-based cured meats producer Veronesi will expand its customer base and create more than 150 jobs with its new Rockingham County, VA facility.
Texas

Everything Is Big In Texas—And Getting Bigger

The Lone Star State has been the top state for exports for 19 consecutive years, surpassing the combined total for its three closest competitors.
Agribusiness

Locations For The Agribusiness Industry: Setting The Table

The USDA is adding ethanol and whiskey to its annual tally of agricultural products, with U.S. exports expected to outpace imports by nearly $20 billion.

Rural King Distribution & Manufacturing Capabilities Expanding in Waverly, Ohio

Rural King, ‘America’s Farm and Home Store’, expands its distribution & manufacturing center operations in Waverly, Ohio. The family-owned farm store operates more than 120 stores in 13 states,
Southwest Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana: Where The Action Is

The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.
AgTech St. Louis, MO

Two Agtech Companies Growing In St. Louis Region

AeroFarms will establish a new indoor vertical farm, Ostara will invest $25 million In the St. Louis region.
York County Development Corporation

Primed For Expansion In York County, Nebraska

Collaboration and connections: partnerships—and large infrastructure projects—are key components of York County, NE’s development strategy.

New SC Agribusiness, Manufacturing Facilities To Create 372 Jobs

Prestage Farms will create 292 new jobs in Kershaw County; Solstice Sleep Products will create 80 new jobs in Marion County.
New Mexico

New Mexico: Diverse And Driven To Success

Despite the challenges of 2020, New Mexico saw growth and success across a wide range of industries and is preparing for even more growth in 2021.
Pete’s Georgia

Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia

California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.
Box Elder County, Utah

Utah: Good To Great

Box Elder County, Utah is consistently learning and growing, with more and more to offer the business community.
Arkansas

Arkansas: Headquarters Of Home-Grown Giants

Every Fortune 500 company headquartered in Arkansas began as a small, family-owned business.
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Topeka and Plug and Play Partnership Sparks “Culture of Innovation”

GoTopeka has announced that Plug and Play, a global innovation platform that specializes in creating industry-specific accelerator programs, has selected its first batch of startups for its animal health and ag tech program in Topeka. Learn more.

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March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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