Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
On Monday October 6th, the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), Northwest Industrial Resource Center and Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, will co-host a Regional Manufacturing Forum at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Forum will encourage interaction and collaboration by bringing together area manufacturers, Department of Defense (DoD) representatives, and DoD prime and tiered suppliers. Read more
As an ongoing effort to improve services to all existing businesses, IDA
Leadership Council, Workforce Investment Board, WNY Chamber Alliance,
Business First, SBA, and SCORE Buffalo Niagara want to learn
even more about the companies doing business in this community.
That is why, we have teamed together and developed a program that will
assist, educate and train small businesses about “Growth Opportunities”
Seminar 1: Financing & Tax Credits
6:30-7:30p.m. Read more
Horses are one of the most magnificent creatures on Earth-----do you feel this way? Do you always wish you knew more about horses and their care? This 4 week, 4 night educational program is designed for anyone wishing to learn more about horses - no matter whether you are a beginner or a seasoned equestrian there will be information for all. The program will include guest presenters on different topics such as feeding, trail riding, showing, styles of riding, safety, veterinary care, housing among others each night as well as a planned visit to a local horse farm.
The growing season is still in full swing, but here at the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project, we're already thinking about "education season". Six of our 7 online courses - including 4 new topics - are still open for registration, ready to help you continue your farming education.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 16, 2011 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 8 counties in New York as primary natural disaster areas due to damage and losses caused by excessive rain, flash flooding, high winds, lightning and cooler than normal temperatures that occurred March 1 – June 1, 2011.