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Supply and Demand of Water

Only 10 percent of Alabama’s cropland is irrigated, compared to Georgia’s 50 percent and Mississippi’s 60 percent. If Alabama’s were 50 percent, the impact would be $200 million to $300 million a year.

Auburn University's 2018 Annual Entrepreneurship Summit

ABOVE FROM LEFT: Former Accenture CEO Joe Forehand Jr. was inducted into Auburn University’s Hall of Fame; Bob Broadway and Tara Wilson...

5 Major Suppliers Announce Alabama Plants in 2017

In German a piece of cake with heaps of whipped cream is called sahnestueck, which Alexandra Segers says can translate to mean “the...

Rust Buster with Big Potential

Jon Brasher   Few people who...

Sweet Partnership

German companies are attracted to Alabama by great business amenities, but also by Southern hospitality...

School Building: Rabren General Contractors

For many of us high school was bittersweet and not necessarily an experience we long to repeat. Yet we might consider reliving those days...

The Transformation of Adtran

Founded in 1985, Adtran Inc. (Nasdaq: ADTN) is one of the oldest and largest of Alabama’s technology companies, though it largely goes...

Accounting for Tax Overhaul

Major changes in corporate taxes are rocking around Congress, even though Congress seems predictably immovable. Alabama experts from two leading accounting firms assess the potential impacts.

Leather Goods Home Grown, Hand Made

Michael Stricklin ​ Opelika during the 19th century was on a major rail line for bales of cotton to be shipped...

Graduating Businesses

Once upon a time, young entrepreneurs — like any other college students — sat through four years of classes, then donned a...

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Business Catalyst Par Excellence: The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

It was part of the RTJ mission from the beginning: 11 sites and 26 masterful courses that would tee off on business opportunities across the state.

Superlative Burbs: Fairhope

Fairhope is a watchword among Alabama’s cities — known for its history, charm and intense sense of community.

Expansions Continue to Roll

Alabama’s auto sector won the grand prize in 2018, a $1.6 billion greenfield plant that led a year of industry expansion announcements.

Hyundai Sees Opportunity in Collapse of U.S. Sedan Giants

Americans are enamored with the SUV these days. The sedan? Well, it seems U.S. drivers are just not into them the way they use...

New Model, New Record at Honda

Officials at the 4.6 million-square-foot Honda Manufacturing of Alabama plant are looking forward to a successful year after hitting production milestones in 2018.