Perdue AgriBusiness Chooses Virginia For $59M Expansion
Perdue AgriBusiness will invest more than $59 million to modernize facilities and increase production in Chesapeake, VA.
The Eyes Of Texas
Texas remains at the front of the pack in terms of economic development. And, interest in the Lone Star State from companies that need to relocate or expand might just be starting to heat up even more.
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.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy
Felicia Howard, Dominion Energy’s new VP of Economic Development Strategy, discusses the future of economic development, clean energy, and the “new normal.”
Iowa: A $4 Billion Economy Grows In Ottumwa
With shovel-ready sites, a skilled workforce and a strategic location, Ottumwa, IA has everything you need to grow.
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.
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.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)
The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
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,
Leprino Foods To Invest $870M In Texas Cheese Manufacturing Plant
Mozzarella cheese maker will create 600 jobs in Lubbock, in one of the state’s largest private investments since inception of the Texas Enterprise Fund.
Premium Peanut Investing $64.3M In South Carolina
Grower-owned peanut shelling company Premium Peanut will create 130 new jobs in Orangeburg County, SC.
Woodgrain Inc. Investing Total $17M In Virginia Expansions
Wood moulding and trim manufacturer Woodgrain Inc. will create 100 new jobs in Grayson and Smyth counties, increase purchases of Virginia-grown forest products.
Crump Group To Create 160 Jobs In North Carolina
The Crump Group, a Canadian pet treats manufacturer, will invest $13.2M to establish its first U.S. production facility in Nash County, NC.
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.
Geoponica Greens Expanding In The Garden State
The indoor vertical farming business will expand to Hamilton Township, NJ this fall to take advantage of its strategic location between New York City and Philadelphia.
Kansas Dairy Ingredients Investing $45M In Kansas Expansion
Kansas Dairy Ingredients (KDI) Cheese Company will expand its operations in Southwest Kansas, creating 40 new jobs in the Hugoton community.
Mississippi: Delta Fiber Expands Broadband Service
With matching funds from the Federal Cares Act, Mississippi is undertaking a $65-million installation of broadband service in rural areas.
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.
Tyson Foods Investing $48M In Arkansas Expansion
Arkansas-based Tyson Foods will create nearly 70 jobs with the expansion of its Pine Bluff, AR poultry plant.