Blog For Tag "economic contribution"

  • Risk Management

    posted by Michelle Mensing on Monday, October 12, 2015 I am currently a part of the Master of Agribusiness program through Kansas State University. It is a program designed for working professionals, so I am able to take the courses from a distance which allows me to continue my full-time work with Decision Innovation Solutions. This...

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  • Telling the Story of Agriculture through Data Analysis

    posted by Spencer Parkinson on Thursday, May 21, 2015 At Decision Innovation Solutions, we utilize the best tools in the market to help our clients make better informed decisions. We help our clients tell the "Story of Agriculture" in their counties, congressional districts, and states (see results here). You can also view a short video of...

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  • Telling the Story of Agriculture: The Illinois Edition

    posted by Spencer Parkinson on Friday, February 27, 2015 After dodging as many snowflakes as possible, witnessing several sliding and wrecked vehicles on I-80, and "ruining" the evening for thirty-five cub scouts for cancelling den meetings (I'm the Cub Master in my local area), our Business Development Manager and I made it to the "Land of...

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  • Agriculture: A Workhorse in South Dakotas Economy

    posted by Michelle Mensing on Monday, October 20, 2014 We all have different skills and interests, leading us to have various types of jobs. It takes a balance of all types of people to keep organizations running smoothly - some people are number crunchers while others are more artistic or hands-on. Decision Innovation Solutions specializes in...

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  • Irrigation Enhances and Stabilizes States’ Economies

    posted by Merlin Siefken on Tuesday, August 06, 2013 When you think of irrigation your first thoughts are probably about the circles of green you see when flying over Midwestern states. Or, if you've driven through Nebraska on Interstate 80 you have a picture in mind of the countless pivots pouring water on tall corn and...

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  • Economic Impact Analysis, by Spencer Parkinson

    posted by Spencer Parkinson on Thursday, March 29, 2012 Here are a few questions for you: Have you ever wondered how many jobs a new business brings with it when it starts? What happens when a business closes? How much new income comes with a new business? Can a business really bring more jobs to an area than it...

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