Monthly Archives: September 2014

Mobile Poultry Processing Unit Receives USDA Funding

A new WSDA-certified Mobile Poultry Processing Unit or “MPPU,” championed and brought to life by the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC), has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Value-Added Producer Program. Rural Development funds will … Continue reading

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October is National Co-op Month!

Did you know the Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) is one of just twenty-two (22) United States Department of Agriculture designated Cooperative Development Centers? Funded by Rural Cooperative Development Grants since 2010, NABC has provided technical assistance for the formation … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Producers: Schilling Cider

NABC is helping to manage and grow the Northwest Cider Association, a trade organization formed by cider and perry producers throughout the Pacific Northwest to promote awareness of regional artisanal cider and perry. Hard cider is the fastest growing segment … Continue reading

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NABC’s TVA Workshops Foster Success

NABC’s Transitioning to Value-Added Products workshops encompass comprehensive training throughout the year in development of value-added products and launching them into the marketplace.  Topics range from basic feasibility evaluations, advanced business planning, industry-specific production know-how, sales and marketing, tapping into financial resources, and much … Continue reading

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Food Hubs: Pioneering New Direct Relationships Between Buyers and Sellers

Registration is open! Join Northwest Agriculture Business Center, Alaska Center for Economic Development, Northwest Cooperative Development Center and the Lake County Community Development Center for an informative and engaging day as experts in northwest regional food systems development share their … Continue reading

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Two Positions Available at NABC: Mobile Poultry Processing Unit

Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) is currently seeking a Processing Technician and a Processing Supervisor for its Mobile Poultry Processing Unit (MPPU). To learn more about the MPPU program, please visit our website. The Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) supports agriculture … Continue reading

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