Agriculture

Resource pages for "Agriculture"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

Kansas Business Climate Reimagined

Enacted by Gov. Laura Kelly, the "Kansas Framework for Growth” is having a positive impact on a wide swath of the Kansas business climate.
agribusiness

Agribusiness Locations: Feeding The Future

To meet the needs of a growing global population with efficient operations, agribusiness firms look for locations with ready resources.
New Mexico

Why…New Mexico?

In New Mexico, Tier-1 research universities, national labs, and a strategic location offer business opportunity in many industry sectors.
Simcote Sedalia

Manufacturing, Agriculture, Food Projects Invest $834M In Missouri

Simcote and Ostara are each investing $17 million in their new facilities, while American Food Groups is building a $800 million operation.
indoor vertical farming

World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farming Campus Picks Virginia

Over six years, Plenty Unlimited will invest $300 million to build the world’s largest indoor vertical farming campus in Chesterfield County, creating more than 300 jobs.
Nevada economy

Nevada: Pot Of Gold

People once flocked to Nevada for its silver and gold, but today it’s the state’s robust economy and quality of life that draws them in.
PIP International Canada

Slate Asset Management To Develop 800 Acres In Hamilton, Ontario

Slate Asset Management will redevelop a Hamilton, Ontario site into a world-class industrial park with a focus on job creation, economic growth, and environmental sustainability.
Virginia business expansions

Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Governor’s Report: Building A New Image In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that a combination of a great location, educated workforce and a streamlined attitude toward business is helping the state create the right image in the business world.
Lubbock, Texas

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.
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.
September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

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.
North Dakota

North Dakota: Connecting To The World On Intermodal Rail

North Dakota’s new intermodal rail service is reducing shipping costs for agricultural exports and other goods shipped from the logistics park of ND.
Hutchinson, KS

Kansas: Where Innovation And Fun Converge

You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.
Premium Peanut

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, Virginia

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.
Nash County, NC

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. 
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.
Geoponica Greens

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.
Tyson Foods

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. 

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.