The American chestnut was once one of the most common tree species in eastern U.S. forests. Since the introduction of chestnut blight in the early 20th century, it has been reduced to a small number of scattered, yet diseased survivors.
If economic development is a familiar term to you, when you hear it you probably think of headlines announcing some new company coming to town, perhaps in the business park at the edge of town, and bringing much-needed jobs to your community.
Dagney Faulk and Mike Hicks at Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research have written another excellent study of Indiana property taxes. This one's about assessment quality.
The Valparaiso Local Food Summit intends to place local food and agricultural economic development on the agendas of public policymakers, business leaders, not-for-profit institutions, and citizens.