Iowa manufacturers added or retained more than 3,000 jobs in 2009 through the ISU Extension Center for Industrial Research and Service.
ISU Extension has helped more than 1,500 Iowa companies learn how to find appropriate bids, market their products and services, and increase their sales in the government marketplace.
ISU Extension helped small wood manufacturers streamline their manufacturing processes.
ISU Extension helps Iowa entrepreneurs understand their clientele, identify business locations and set up marketing and business plans.
ISU Extension organized the Small Meat Processors Working Group to bring processors, regulators, educators and business consultants together to identify needs and resources.
Nurturing Problem Solvers
ISU Extension offers programs to teach Iowa teens about careers in science, engineering and technology.