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UMB Bank ranks among nation’s top farm lenders

Shamrock Farms

The American Bankers Association recently released its Top 100 Farm Lenders by Dollar Volume for Q3 2015 and UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), is ranked No. 33 on the list. The rankings are based off information from FDIC data in Q3 2015 and loans within the Agricultural and Farmland FRB Codes.… Read More →

Heliae Gets $15 Million Investment

Heliae Algae

Heliae, an Arizona-based algae technology solutions company, announced a capital raise of $15 million in funding from international conglomerate Salim Group’s agribusiness company, PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Agri Investments Pte. Ltd. Frank Mars, co-Founder and Chairman of the Board for Heliae, stated, “I am personally pleased to welcome the… Read More →

Could The Algae Industry Become Arizona’s No. 1 Industry?

Algae Industry
by in Economy | Green

Arizona would benefit from a strong new industry that provided more revenue than housing or hospitality, more fascination than sports, more food than agribusiness currently produces and more energy than has been produced in the history of the state. It would be nice too if the industry aligned with the current focus on biosciences. The… Read More →

A Custom Fit EDU

Custome Fit EDU 2008

By Don Harris From two hours to two years, customized education programs are being offered to boost the performance and expertise of executive-level employees — and as a result improve a company’s bottom line. Often, businesses struggle with putting the right person in the right leadership position. Even then, there might be gaps between what… Read More →