Conrad Economic Information Conference
Thursday, November 29, 2012
7:00 pm
Conrad High School Auditorium
InfoYou are invited!
Mark and Julia Haggarty with Headwaters Economics will discuss economic development opportunities and challenges facing rural Montana. Learn how the state and local economies are impacted by agriculture production and energy development. What is driving growth in MT? How can energy potential and restoration (oil extraction, wind generation and transmission) lift rural economies? Who is benefiting and who is getting left out?

Other speakers will cover MT-Alberta Tie Line (MATL) installation progress; state-wide and local agriculture; oil/gas drilling, fracking & production processes; wind farm and other energy options. Learn about the natural resource conservation technical and financial programs available.