Storey County Establishes Independent Economic Development Authority
Storey County, home to the 107,000 acre Tahoe Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) has established an economic development authority in order to work more closely with the Nevada Commission on Economic Development. Storey County is the second smallest county in Nevada and TRIC takes up approximately 65 percent of the land mass of the county’s 264 square miles.
Nevada Receives Federal Grant to Support Agricultural Producers
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension has been awarded a $672,000 federal grant to develop a program to help beginning farmers and ranchers across the state. The goal of the program is to help new agricultural producers be successful by providing them with opportunities to utilize financial management tools, develop entrepreneurial skills, receive on-the-ground training and get assistance in marketing Nevada agricultural products.