USDA Forest Service Accepting Grant Applications for Wood Innovations Projects, Community Wood Energy Facilities
31 Jan 2023
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service today announced it will offer $41 million through the 2023 Wood Innovations Grant and 2023 Community Wood Grant programs to spark innovation and create new markets for wood products and renewable wood energy.
Made possible in part by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act, these grants expand wood products use and strengthen emerging wood energy markets, supporting sustainable forest management – particularly in areas of high wildfire risk.
Biden-Harris Administration Invests $2.7 Billion to Improve and Expand Rural Electric InfrastructureJan 30 2023
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the Department is investing $2.7 billion to help 64 electric cooperatives and utilities (PDF, 175 KB) expand and modernize the nation’s rural electric grid and increase grid security. “These critical investments will benefit rural people and businesses in many...
Marketing is a crucial part of economic development. However, many economic developers do not have any professional training in the marketing industry. That’s where help from an agency like Golden Shovel comes in. Audrey Anderson, Director of Marketing & Communications for Golden Shovel Agency, has earned a dual certification...
Casson begins termJan 12 2023
Joseph Casson will primarily give legal advice to Thayer County Commissioners and other county elected officials, and prosecute criminal violations Read here for the complete article.