There’s a lot of serious stuff going on right now. As we speak, it seems more and more likely that the sequester will be pulling millions in planned expenditures out of the US budget, and in turn out of states’ budgets. Joanna Richards...
Brasher Falls-Winthrop, NY, Mar 30, 2010 — Tonight, local beef, lamb, and pork farmers are gathering at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Canton to discuss a problem that they're happy to have. Increased interest in local grass-fed and free range meat has created a shortage of slaughterhouses in the North Country and across the Northeast. There are only three USDA-certified abattoirs in northern New York, two in St. Lawrence County and one near Saratoga Springs. As David Sommerstein reports, meat processors see a big opportunity and a big risk.
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County is hosting a meeting tonight at 7 to discuss the shortage of slaughterhouse facilities in the region.
One note to this story: bison farmer Dale Healey is retiring, but he says it had nothing to do with the slaughterhouse shortage. Go to full article
Oct 17, 2002 — Campgrounds and trails in the Adirondacks will receive more than two million dollars for maintenance projects. The state funding was announced Wednesday by Environmental Conservation commissioner Erin Crotty. She appeared at a ceremony at the Fish Creek campground near Tupper Lake. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Oct 14, 2002 — A company in Essex County has won a 1.5 million dollar military research grant to develop a new kind of rifle scope. The scope would allow soldiers to take photographs during combat. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article