Montana Economic Development

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The Montana Community Development Corporation has hired Craig Rawlings as its new Small Wood Enterprise Community Agent.

“I get to be the win-win guy, to help the environment and the communities, all at the same time,” he says. He has organized hundreds of his contacts into what he calls the Small Wood Utilization Network, and has connected its members via an email newsletter.

Businessman touts Montana for tech dreams -Nonprofit tries to create jobs

John O’Donnell dreams of rebuilding Denver’s tech economy in a city about 514 miles away. And he is using a drift boat and fly-fishing trips to get started. By Jennifer Beauprez Denver Post Business Writer…

Tiny microbe may help dispose of farm manure

"Why license this to a company in San Diego or Texas and watch more good stuff leave the state?" O’Donnell said. "We want to decrease the brain drain." If it works, the company will create good jobs and produce profits both for company owners and for MSU, which would earn 50 percent of licensing fees.

Effective Technology-Led Economic Development Strategies

The guide was written by the National Center for Small Communities and is organized around five technology-led economic development strategies, including promoting entrepreneurship and increasing local business productivity.

Office of Economic Opportunity Weekly News

In this Issue… – Organizing for Success – Anheuser Busch Announces the Construction of Barley Elevator in Sidney – Creating Economic Opportunity through Conservation – Upcoming Events – Notes Organizing for Success The future of…

Manufacturing is Montana’s Best "Revival Tool"

When it comes to improving its economic environment Montana has its work cut out, Jerry McConnell, President of Jore Corporation in Ronan, told Montana manufacturers at a conference in Missoula. Posted by: The Journal Economy…

Montana World Trade Center introducing Montana products to Irish stores

If the Montana World Trade Center’s latest project is a success, organic Montana lentils, huckleberry jelly and flapjack mix might soon be in the grocery carts of Irish consumers. By BETH BRITTON Tribune Business Editor…

Our Way of Life Special Report: In Montana We are Three

“ We’re transitioning into a different type of economy,” Swanson said. “ And unfortunately, that hasn’t been grasped by most policy-makers.”
Swanson said demographic trends don’t tell what lies ahead for the state’s economy, but they do indicate t

Office of Economic Opportunity Weekly Newsletter

In this Issue… – Montana’s Business Climate – Office of Economic Opportunity Meets with BNSF – A Value-Added Proposition – Upcoming Events – Notes Montana’s Business Climate Creating an environment for positive change Government actions…

State (MA) needs to make science, technology a priority

Since 1977, the Massachusetts High Tech Council has understood that the most critical factor to success in high technology is attracting and retaining people with the right education and skills. Its motto was, and is, ”making Massachusetts the best state