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WHEDA Community Forums this July

WHEDA Community Forums this July Please join Grow North, Oneida County Economic Corporation, Oconto County Development Corporation, and WHEDA for two forums that will provide important information about how WHEDA’s financing may be integrated with additional state, local and private financing, to help communities achieve their vision for housing and economic development. Oconto County Community…

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14th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

The 14th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Encore, 748 Central Avenue in Downtown Florence, Wisconsin. Participants of this annual conference have included: Loggers Foresters & Land Managers Economic Development Staff Wood Product Industry Representatives Entrepreneurs Local Government Staff Resource Agents School Board Members, Superintendents & Administrators…

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Application Period Opens for Specialty Crop Block Grants

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is accepting applications for the 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program. Applications are due to DATCP by March 16, 2018. Grants are awarded to projects intended to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crop industries through research, education or market development. Qualified projects are those meant…

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Apply Now for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants

Farmers, groups and businesses involved in Wisconsin’s food industry who are seeking to grow their local markets are encouraged to apply for grants now available through the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant program. Since its inception in 2008, the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grant program has generated more than $9.4 million in new local food…

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Wisconsin’s Economy Today

The Department of Revenue launched the fourth video from the series Wisconsin’s Economy Today with Department of Revenue Chief Economist John Koskinen. It discusses the high rate of labor force participation in Wisconsin. Throughout the year, John travels around Wisconsin giving presentations on the state of the Wisconsin economy. With a three percent unemployment rate…

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