Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

October 22, 2014

Iowa State University Extension will host an Ag Outlook & Management Seminar in Cedar Falls on Wednesday, November 12th starting at 8:30 am.

June 17, 2014

The forces of nature - wind, water, and extremes of temperature can leave one unprepared.  Remember to take care of yourself and your family first, then deal with the things you may have lost to the disaster.

A Quick Reference to Butler County Residents- Be sure to check out all the links at "Resources from ISU Extension" on this page for more information.

Data for Decision Makers -  Population

 Data for Decision Makers - Agriculture

Data for Decision Makers - Earnings

Data for Decision Makers - Retail Trade

Butler County Ag Statistics

Butler County Government

Butler County Econcomic Development

Education:

Cities: (web pages available at present)

Statewide Resources

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • Program Builder is a tool where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the quality of life in your community.

  • RECAP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Reports of recent and historical trends in the local retail trade sector by city.

  • Nonprofit Management Academies enhance the management skills of those serving nonprofit sector.

  • Helping the College of Engineering and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

  • The CVC facilitates networking among small and medium size rural communities, sponsors policy analyses, engages communities in dialogue, and fosters discussion among rural and urban interests.

  • Data on each county in Iowa including population demographics, education, retail sales, personal income, employment, occupation, housing, and family characteristics.

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

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