US Business Executive Blog

June 21, 2016 by Ryan Fecteau

Millennials are quickly becoming the largest generation in America’s workforce. This highly influential population is starting to shape the way we do business and workplace culture.

“Every generation is different with unique strengths and weaknesses. Understanding millennials and how they think and operate in the workplace is a crucial component to creating harmonious work environments...

May 25, 2016 by Molly Shaw

Recent studies have shown the need for new farmers is pressing. With the average age of farmers creeping into the early 60s and more than 63% of current farms in the hands of older generations, the U.S. needs more than a million new farmers to keep pace with current demand. Meanwhile, there are 1.5 million veterans and more than 800,000 military personnel transitioning from active duty each...

April 19, 2016 by Molly Shaw

For several years national consumer trends have shown more shoppers seeking out organic, locally-grown, all-natural food and products. Shoppers are riding a wave of heightened awareness — quite simply, people want to know exactly what’s going in and on their food and feel reassured that it was safely and responsibly produced.

A...

February 17, 2016 by Drew Taylor

US Business Executive is a quarterly business-to-business trade journal striving to build strong connections within the many sectors of the U.S. economy. We connect with top executives in manufacturing, energy, health care, technology, food and beverage, hospitality, agriculture and more to draw out unique perspectives and insights regarding a host of diverse markets.

This summer we...

January 14, 2016 by Molly Shaw

Not only do honey bees produce the sweet, sticky natural food loved by so many, they’re also the secret workers of the food supply chain. What’s the buzz on bees lately? They’re in trouble — the health of the honey bee population is declining and putting strain on delicate ecosystems and ultimately, the food supply...

January 4, 2016 by Erica Berry

US Business Executive recognizes companies from across the country that have committed their enterprises to success, satisfied employees, and superior products and services through the annual Best of the United States awards. From sushi to coffee to corporate logistics and risk mangagement, the 2015 Best of the United States winners run the gamut and have been selected in large part due to...

November 4, 2015 by Dave Fairfield, NGFA Vice President of Feed Services

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sept. 17, 2015 published its final rules mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to establish requirements for current ...

September 30, 2015 by Erica Berry

Over the past few years, the business communications landscape has changed dramatically. Because business communication technology has evolved to where it is no longer necessary to be on-site in a traditional office to place and answer calls or to connect with clients and team members, many companies have adopted bring your own device (BYOD) strategies.

BYOD refers to the policy of...

September 3, 2015 by Molly Shaw

Every year the National Restaurant Association (NRA), the largest foodservice trade association in the world, which represents more than half a million restaurant businesses, asks professional chefs across the country to weigh in on the year’s hottest culinary trends.

The annual...

August 17, 2015 by Erica Berry

Business is booming in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas as a result of soaring traffic in fruits and vegetables being imported from Mexico. In fact, for seven out of the past eight years, the area has experienced double-digit increase in total volume of...

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