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ECONOMIC NUGGETS – April 2, 2014

Economic nuggets from the past two weeks/ news headlines and industry publications.   Janet Yellen, the new chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, survived her first press conference. She learned the hard way the weight her words carry when asked when the Fed was l...

Innovation: The driving force in modern poultry farming

Without innovation it would be impossible to keep pace with the growing global demand for poultry products, meat as well as eggs. Innovation is based on in depth knowledge of growing and keeping poultry.  This applies to all aspects, such as incubation, health, nutrition, housing, processing  and so...

Thirteen Mid-March Economic Nuggets

The following are Economic Nuggets "ripped" from the latest data releases and media headlines. It seems there’s always something. The beginning of this year has been plagued by truly dismal weather. It’s been one of the worst winters on record, with businesses shut down in many parts of the U.S. a...

ECONOMIC NUGGETS – March 7, 2014

Economic nuggets from the past two weeks/' news headlines and industry publications. Congress passed, and the president signed into law, legislation suspending the debt ceiling through March 15, 2015, which removes one of the huge potential stumbling blocks for the economy. The nation will conti...

BLOG: PEDV – A disaster waiting to happen in the EU

Although we have African Swine Fever (ASF) knocking on our Eastern door, Europe needs to wake up to the devastation Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV) is causing in North America and to prepare itself. Having just come back from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians meeting in Dalla...

Infographic: Top 5 States for US Stadiums, Arenas & Conference Centers

Infographic of top 5 states for US stadium, arena & conference center construction View the interactive version of this infographic. Share this Image On Your SitePlease include attribution to http://www.reedconstructiondata.com with this graphic. $(function() { $(/'.author/').hide()...

BLOG: Diseases running west

There is a somewhat unwanted parallel between North America and Europe at the moment, as in both continents, feared pig diseases are around – and they are moving west. In Europe, African Swine Fever (ASF) has entered the European Union. At the moment of writing, the virus was confirmed in three wild...

Thirteen Mid-February Economic Nuggets

The following are Economic Nuggets "ripped" from the latest data releases and media headlines. The world owes a debt of gratitude to John Boehner. The Republican Speaker of the House allowed a free vote in his chamber on raising the U.S. debt ceiling. Enough of his party joined the Democrats for a...

INFOGRAPHIC: In Winter Weather the Southeast Sizzles

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BLOG: Tackling Construction’s Workforce Gap Requires Engagement and Innovation

Panel discussion at BizCon2014 and the 8th Annual International Open Shop Conference (IOSC8) on construction’s aging workforce and other looming issues i By Warren Frey, Journal of Commerce Construction’s aging workforce and other looming issues were tackled by industry leaders at the Bridging...

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