Community Economic Development Information

New ISU Extension and Outreach Program Creates One-Stop Shopping for Financial Analysis
(Posted on 12/18/2014)
To help city and county governments more easily access analyses of their financial situation, the Community and Economic Development program at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has launched the Iowa Government Finance Initiative.
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Five Counties in Southern Iowa
(Posted on 12/15/2014)
Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in Appanoose, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion and Monroe counties in southern Iowa.
Ames and Iowa State Welcome County Engineers Dec. 9-11
(Posted on 12/5/2014)
The Iowa County Engineers Association will bring more than 450 engineers, technicians and supervisors to Ames and Iowa State University for their 68th annual conference Dec. 9-11 at the Scheman Building in the Iowa State Center.
Iowa Music Educators Annual Conference Set For Ames Nov. 20-22
(Posted on 11/14/2014)
Ames and Iowa State University welcome an event that has become an annual tradition in the community as more than 500 music educators will attend their annual conference at the Iowa State Center Nov. 20-22.
ISU Extension and Outreach Receives Public Outreach Award
(Posted on 10/27/2014)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Public Health have received the Public Outreach Award from the Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association after collaborating on the well-received I-WALK program.
Ames and Iowa State University Welcome 600 Math and Science Teachers for State Conference
(Posted on 10/20/2014)
Ames and Iowa State University will welcome more than 600 kindergarten through college-level math and science teachers from across Iowa this week with the intent of continuing to improve math and science education programs throughout the state.
Nancy Brannaman Back at Home with ISU Extension and Outreach
(Posted on 10/13/2014)
For new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Director of Operations Nancy Brannaman, her new job is equal parts homecoming and new opportunity.
ISU Project Featured at October 14 Iowa Hunger Summit in Des Moines
(Posted on 10/6/2014)
The Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit, an Iowa State University project designed to help communities build their capacity to produce, process and distribute food, will be featured at the Iowa Hunger Summit that is part of World Food Prize activities.
Help Wanted: Lime Springs Explores Recruiting International Workers
(Posted on 9/29/2014)
Lime Springs is facing a dilemma: too many jobs and not enough workers. That’s why local leaders are working with Himar Hernández, from Community and Economic Development Extension and Outreach at Iowa State University, to learn about attracting international workers to the area.  
Iowa Organic Conference to Help Producers Meet Growing Demand for Organics
(Posted on 9/22/2014)
The 14th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 16-17 on the University of Iowa campus, as a joint effort between Iowa State University and the UI Office of Sustainability.

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