Current, beginning, and potential farmers in the region are encouraged to attend the first ever Appalachia Grows: Beginning and Small Farms Conference scheduled for January 23rd & 24th at FSU.
The Board of County Commissioners presented their Overarching Goals and Vision for their term of office.
Loan and grant applications are now being accepted to support small businesses, farmers, and ranchers for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects through the USDA-Rural Development's REAP.
Subject to availability of funds, the Maryland Office of Tourism Development will grant up to $150,000 to match funds spent by eligible private sector tourism businesses for marketing campaigns.
Construction of 16 wind turbines that are part of the Fourmile Wind project on Frostburg Road was completed in December.
The MD PTAP recently hired a Procurement Counselor to assist Western Maryland businesses seeking government contracting opportunities at the federal, state, and local levels.