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Cotton Fields of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

That Old South anthem “Dixie, ” maundering for the “land of cotton, ” may well have been picturing Alabama, but certainly not the Alabama...

Crops of Alabama in the Shipping News

The number of farms in Alabama may be dwindling — the state was home to only 43, 000 farms in 2007, down from 56,...

Build It and They Will Come Build

When Rob Adams spent a year working at NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C. in 2010, he stumbled onto a trend that...

Big League Workforce Demands

More than 850, 000 automobiles were manufactured in Alabama in 2012, another record for an industry that has experienced amazing growth since...

Stocking Language Supplies

Growing numbers of Alabama companies conduct business internationally, and growing numbers of international companies conduct business in Alabama. The problem? Not...

Creative Giving

Huntsville Techs Leverage Charities with ESOP Option By Nancy Mann Jackson When Dynetics, a Huntsville-based engineering and technology company, became...

Critical Information

Like many in the “sandwich generation” who find themselves caring for their children and their parents simultaneously, Julie Slayton didn’t realize how...

Full Force Innovator

Growing up as the son of a self-taught engineer in Huntsville, Tim Pickens was never allowed to say the words, “I’m...

Fashion Forward

While he was growing up in Amite, Louisiana, in the 1970s, Billy Reid’s mother owned a women’s clothing boutique. While...

Two Counties with the Right Stuff

During 2011, the northwest Alabama counties of Limestone and Morgan led the state in new business announcements. Economic development professionals in Limestone...

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