Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

January 7 Atlantic
January 3, 2020

Second in Series of Programs Covering Grain Marketing this Winter

2020 Farm Bill Decisions Meeting
December 3, 2019

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 4th beginning 9 AM at the Cass County Community Center

December 10 Atlantic Event
December 3, 2019

Free Program to Discuss “How to Get $4 Corn”

Brigham Hoegh
November 12, 2019

Position to focus on building partnerships and expanding program capacity

Now Hiring Apply Today
September 3, 2019

Applications due September 16 for guaranteed consideration

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.

  • ICIP 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.

  • 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.

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