Business & Industry

Local Highlights

Logo for Re certification Pesticides
October 14, 2016

Call the Jefferson County Extension Office at 641-472-4166 to reserve your spot! If no reservations are made the program will not be shown.Call with any questions.

Aquatic, Forest, and Right of Way Pest Managment
October 19, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 2, 5, 6, and 10
$35.00 if paid by October 12
$45.00 if paid after October 12

Mosquito/Public Health Pest Managment
October 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7D, 8, and 10
$35 if paid by October 20
$45 if paid after October 20

Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators
November 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 3O, 3T, 3 OT, and 10
$35 if paid by November 2
$45 if paid after November 2

November 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7C and 10
$35 if paid by November 8
$45 if paid after November 8

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Managment
November 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10
$35 if paid by November 9
$45 if paid after November 9

Pest Control Operators
December 7, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7A, 7B, 8 and 10
$60 if paid by November 30
$70 if paid after November 30

Early Learning Online graphic
October 14, 2016

Early Childhood professionals have access to cost effective and convenient online learning. Call Joy Rouse for more information. 641-842-2014

flyer for PSEP
October 11, 2016

Check out our flyer on the upcoming CIC for Certified Commercial Persticide Applicators. To sign up for email notices: Contact our office for further information. 641-472-4166. Current dates: Oct. 19 with Aquatic, Forest, and Right-Of-Way Pest Management and Oct 27 with Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management. 

Childcare provider jpeg
September 29, 2016

Program: MyPlate in My Childcare: Four Easy Steps!! Date/Time: Tuesday, November 15th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Location: Jefferson County Extension Office, 2606 W. Burlington Ave., Fairfield, IA 52556  Registration: or call 641-683-5249/800-346-4413. Cost: No cost ot all childcare providers in the home daycare, community daycare and pre-school settings.

Tractor Spraying
September 28, 2016

Aquatic, Forest, & Right-Of-Way Pest Management - Oct. 19th starting 9 a.m. Categories 2, 5, 6, & 10.   Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management - Oct 27th starting at 9 a.m. Categories 7D, 8, & 10  You may download registration forms & additional info.                                  Call the Extension Office for details. 641-472-4166.

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • Get information about Iowa's winery and vineyard industry.

  • 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.

  • The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship is a gateway that works in two directions. In one direction, ISU faculty, researchers, and students become connected to the entrepreneurial world. In the other, Iowa's business and entrepreneurial community gain access to an array of resources and information within Iowa State University.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management Extension provides resources for the hospitality industry.

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

  • The Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) conducts research, counsels, and trains business people in management, financing, and operating small businesses, and provides comprehensive information services and access to experts in a variety of fields.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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