Agriculture

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.
insect protein

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

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.
Conway, AR

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.
Iowa bioscience

Bioscience: A Cash Crop In Iowa

Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.
Perdue Farms Dillon, SC

Perdue Farms Creating 100 Jobs In South Carolina

The food and agriculture company has invested $25 million in an expansion of its Dillon, SC harvest operations.
agricultural technology

Indigo Ag Establishing North American HQ In Tennessee

The agricultural technology company will invest $6.6 million and create approximately 700 jobs at its new Memphis headquarters over the next three years.
West Lafayette, IN

Solinftec To Invest $50M In New Indiana U.S. Headquarters

The Brazil-based digital agriculture company will establish its U.S. headquarters in West Lafayette, IN, creating up to 334 new, high-wage jobs by 2022.
agri-business

Agri-Business: A $1 Trillion Smorgasbord

U.S. agri-business accounts for nearly six percent of America’s GDP, with $137 billion of that coming directly from U.S. farms.
Bluffton, Indiana

EnviroKure Investing $10M In Indiana Expansion

The Pennsylvania-based liquid biofertilizer company is building an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Bluffton, IN.
Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)

Iowa: A Cradle For Innovation

From cloud computing to biorenewables, Iowa has reinvented itself as a cradle for innovation.
food processing

Food Processing: A Nudge in the Right Direction

Transparency has topped the Foodprocessing.com list of suggestions that leading food processors need to embrace to remain competitive in a more sophisticated market.
China

ADAMA To Begin Operations In China

The state-of-the-art global formulation center in Huai'An City, Jiangsu Province, China is a combination of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. and Hubei Sanonda Co., Ltd.
Cargill India

Cargill Investing $240M In India

Over the next five years, the company will create 1,300 jobs as it invests in India’s food processing and agriculture industries.
Great Falls Montana

Great Falls, Montana Chosen As Food & Ag Development Center

The designation by the Montana Department of Agriculture will boost local economic development efforts in food and agricultural processing, as well as renewable energy.
Marion OH

POET Biorefining – Marion Celebrates Groundbreaking

The $120 million project will expand the facility’s biofuels production capacity to 150 million gallons per year, and increase production of dried distillers grains to 360,000 tons annually.

Crop Conglomerates

The world's biggest biotechnology success story is having some unintended consequences.

Farmers Rice Milling Announces $13.4 Million Investment In Louisiana

The company's investment near Lake Charles will add 55,000 square feet and retain 87 jobs in Calcasieu Parish, LA.
tax credits

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: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.