Economic Development, Planning and Tourism

EDPT - Economic Development, Planning and Tourism for Cattaraugus County

Learn to Grow Berries

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 5:47pm

This is your last chance to sign up for the Berry Growers Workshop on Oct. 12th (Wednesday) at the Belfast Fire Hall.

Fall Online Courses for Farmers Open for Registration

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 5:42pm

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.

USDA Designates 8 Counties in New York as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 10:38am

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.

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Attention Horse Owners

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 06/28/2011 - 5:19pm

Attention Horse Owners; It’s not too late to vaccinate!

There is still time for horse owners to vaccinate their horses with the dog days of summer just underway.  If you already vaccinated; consider vaccinating for Equine Encephalitis and West Nile virus. Equine encephalitis (eastern (EEE), western (WEE) or Venezuelan (VEE)) and West Nile Virus (WNV) belong to a group of viral diseases known as “Arboviruses”, diseases transmitted from asymptomatic wild birds and rodents to horses by biting insects like mosquitoes.
 

Census Age Group Comparison between 2010 and 2000

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 4:46pm

Cattaraugus County's population is aging at a faster rate than that of New York State.

I-86 West Detour Updates

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Real Property and GIS posted on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 3:53pm
Preview of I-86 Exit 21 Detour map

Preview of I-86 Exit 21 Detour map

The attached map is of the I-86 Exit 21 in Salamanca Detour for Small Vehicles with 12 ft clearance.

Have Fun this Spring

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Are you looking for something to do or a place to eat, stay or shop?
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Slide for Spring in Cattaraugus County, the Enchanted Mountains of Western NY

Free Dial Gauge Pressure Canner Testing

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Mon, 04/18/2011 - 3:47pm

Dial Gauge pressure cannerWith spring upon us, and canning the summer’s harvest right around the corner, now is the time to schedule your appointment to have your Dial Gauge Pressure Canner tested for accuracy. It is essential that low-acid vegetables, meats, fish and poultry are processed by pressure canning, and each year it is important to have your Dial Gauge Pressure Canner tested to insure that the food you offer to your family is safe.

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