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


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

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.

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: 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 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.

Utah: Good To Great

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

Arkansas: Headquarters Of Home-Grown Giants

Every Fortune 500 company headquartered in Arkansas began as a small, family-owned business.

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.

North Carolina: One-Stop Shop For Food Industry

When it comes to the entire food chain—from agriculture to agribusiness to food and beverage manufacturing—North Carolina is second to none.

Kansas: Setting A Bountiful Table In The Heartland

As the nation’s top wheat producer, Kansas has long been an agribiz leader. The Sunflower State also is in the top tier for food manufacturing.

ReCharge NY, Economic Development Awards Spur Over $127M Of Investment

New York Power Authority economic development awards support more than 620 jobs across the state; green job components to be considered in future applications. 

Invest in Middlesex County – 2020 Business Profile Compilation Video

Take skilled workers and a growing population in a strategic location with shovel ready sites, easy transportation links and low business costs. Add advanced technology, global business leaders and world class education and research facilities, and you have Middlesex County; right in the heart of Southwestern Ontario.

Elanco Animal Health Picks Indiana for Global Headquarters

The animal health company will establish its global headquarters at a former GM stamping plant in downtown Indianapolis, and create more than 570 new jobs over the next decade.

World’s Largest Insect Protein Production Facility Coming To Illinois

Innovafeed and ADM will establish a new livestock feed production facility and headquarters in Decatur, IL, expanding sustainable agriculture solutions and creating more than 280 jobs in the region.

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

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.

Panda Biotech Picks Texas For Nation’s Largest Hemp Fiber Processing Center

Panda Biotech's 500,000-square-foot facility in Wichita Falls, TX will be the first facility in the U.S. to cottonize hemp fiber on a commercial scale.

Structurlam Picks Arkansas For Its First U.S. Plant

The $90 million precision-engineered mass timber production facility will create 130 jobs in Conway, AR.

Koch Foods Investing $50M In New Alabama Feed-mill

The company will new establish a state-of-the-art grain storage and distribution facility in Attalla, AL.

BrightFarms Investing $21M In North Carolina

The packaged salads company will create 54 jobs at a hydroponic greenhouse in Etowah, NC.

Agribusiness: Harvesting Growth In Stormy Weather

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.

McCall Farms Investing $50M In South Carolina Expansion

The producer of fresh canned vegetables and fruit will create 140 new jobs at its Florence County, SC operations.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

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