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Top 60 Small Agriculture Business Ideas in 2021

If you are interested in starting a business in the agricultural sector and looking for the best profitable small agriculture business ideas, this article will help you in selecting the right business opportunity.

Agricultural business is all about the production and marketing of agricultural commodities through farming items related to livestock and crops. Agriculture remains the primary livelihood of most families in rural and suburban areas worldwide.

What are the Common Types/ Categories of Agriculture?

Before starting an agriculture-related business, it is important to understand the types of agriculture that are popular across the world. Agricultural experts broadly classify

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Top SPAC Merger News This Week: 10 Red-Hot SPACs to Watch

Editor’s Note: This article was updated on Jan. 25, 2021, to correct the current ticker for Queen’s Gambit.

The week may be winding down, but it seems like SPAC merger news continues to heat up.

"Going Public" is displayed in white text on a digital ticker tape.

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In fact, this week brought major moves in more than ten special purpose acquisition companies. For investors less familiar with this world, SPACs are public companies that merge with private companies. Essentially, SPACs help private businesses avoid the IPO process. Importantly, following the pandemic selloff in March, investors have had a huge appetite for new offerings. That means SPAC mergers have dominated the

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Los Angeles Remains A Top Target For Investors

When it comes to commercial real estate investment, Los Angeles continues to stay on top despite the area’s high land and building prices. 

For the fourth year in a row, commercial real estate investors chose the city as the top target among metros in the Americas in CBRE’s 2019 Americas Investor Intentions Survey. The survey focuses on the commercial real estate landscape from Mexico City to Toronto. 

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Downtown Los Angeles

The annual survey, released earlier this month, ranked the Los Angeles/Southern California area No. 1 for property purchases.

The Dallas-Fort Worth area, Washington, D.C., San Francisco/Northern California and Seattle

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Mark Mobius interview: investing strategy, top global stock picks

  • Mark Mobius, a legendary emerging-markets pioneer, examines a company’s return on capital, level of debt, and ability to improve earnings per share in dollar terms before scooping up undervalued stocks. 
  • Since founding his eponymous investment firm, he has started to engage with companies’ management to work on improving their corporate governance.
  • In an exclusive interview, the 84-year-old veteran investor, who has been dubbed the “Indiana Jones of emerging-markets investing,” shared his top stock picks in far-flung markets and most interesting due-diligence trips. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Mark Mobius was in South Africa when COVID-19 swept through

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Production plan: Top tips for improving your operations

Effective planning hinges on a sound understanding of key activities that entrepreneurs and business managers should apply to the planning process. Here are some examples:

Forecast market expectations

To plan effectively, you will need to estimate potential sales with some reliability. Most businesses don’t have firm numbers on future sales. However, you can forecast sales based on historical information, market trends and/or established orders.

Inventory control

Reliable inventory levels feeding the pipeline have to be established and a sound inventory system should be in place.

Availability of equipment and human resources

Also known as open time, this is the period

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