The rising number of local craft brewers and craft distillers have one thing in common: a need for malted barley. It's hard to get because of rapidly rising demand and because New York farmers are reluctant to grow it since there is no federal crop insurance.
A long-awaited veterans' cemetery for Western New York will soon be a reality. Sen. Charles Schumer announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has chosen a site in Pembroke for the new 132-acre resting place.
One of the largest yogurt manufacturing facilities in the country is now officially open in just off Route 33 in Batavia. The state-of-the-art facility will be doing plenty of of business with local dairy farms.
Scientists cleaning up nuclear waste sites in West Valley, South Carolina and the state of Washington have a process that turns the waste into glass logs and they all use a substance produced in a Jamestown plant.