Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

Commercial Applicators
September 11, 2020

Entry not guaranteed if no pre-registration, due to capacity limitations

Healthy Cass County
April 14, 2020

Resource Guide a Collaboration between Healthy Cass County, Cass County ISU Extension, and Cass County Local Food Policy Council 

Grow Another Row Cass County
April 6, 2020

Partnership Program Encourages Residents to grow and share excess produce in 2020

Farmers Markets of Cass County
March 14, 2020

UPDATE: This free workshop will be held via teleconference from 12:30-3:30 PM

January 7 Atlantic
January 3, 2020

Second in Series of Programs Covering Grain Marketing this Winter

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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