Economic Gateway http://www.actioncouncil.com Montgomery County Action Council News RSS Feed Thu, 19 Jul 2018 22:18:39 -0700 en-us Kansas awarded $1.2 million additional grant funding for Statewide Apprenticeship Program http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=17803 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA -- The Kansas Department of Commerce been awarded $1.2 million in additional grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship to help grow the statewide Registered Appre... Residential Weatherization Assistance Available in Montgomery County http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=17418 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The South Central Kansas Economic Development District, which includes Montgomery County, has announced it has funding available through The Weatherization Assistance Program for residential ener... Kansas Commerce Now Accepting Applications for Kansas Angels Business Investment Program http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=16440 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – Applications are now being accepted for companies seeking investment through the Kansas Angel Investor Tax Credit (KAITC) program. The program offers Kansas income tax credits to qualif... Citizens Tour the Poultry Industry in Arkansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=18310 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Montgomery County citizens traveled to Springdale, Arkansas in June to further explore the poultry industry.  During the two day tour, the group toured the Tyson Research and Development Center, ... Frequently Asked Questions regarding Water Resources in Southeast Kansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=17898 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700   Through the process of exploring poultry for the Southeast Kansas region, Montgomery County Action Council (MCAC) has compiled several questions around the topic of the region’s water ... Continuing the Community Conversation About Poultry http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=17593 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Montgomery County Action Council (MCAC) and Coffeyville Community College will host a follow-up conversation to some commonly asked questions about poultry in southeast Kansas on June 11th from 5:30 -... Kansas Ag Growth-Why Poultry? http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=16727 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 We often hear the question.  Why Poultry?   The answer is made more clear by this Strategic Plan for Poultry put together by the Kansas Department of Agriculture.  This out... Did you know? Kansas is currently the strictest state for raising chickens in the midwest. http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=16569 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The table below outlines the major players in the poultry industry with a focus on the Midwest region for poultry setbacks.  Currently, there is a bill in the Kansas Senate that would reduce... What We Know about Tyson http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=16698 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0700 What do we know about Tyson Foods and how it fits Montgomery County? Updated: Nov 6, 2017 We are learning more and more each day about what it would look like if Tyson Foods opened their ne...