Business & Industry

Local Highlights

Lori Hayungs
October 15, 2018

The research is clear.  There is an amazing connection between relationship quality, positive partenting practices and healthy child outcomes.  This truly reinforces the notion that a strong adult couple relationship is the foundation for a healthy family.  Join us on Friday, November 9th from 8:00am-4:00pm at Iowa Lakes Community College in Spencer.  Cost is $125 and registration is online at http://bit.ly/hret9925 or request a paper copy by calling Sarah Dirks at 712-262-2264. 

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October 10, 2018

The 2019 Winter/Spring ServSafe schedule for Northwest Iowa.  ***Note:  Online registrations only, up to three weeks prior to class date.

Gary Wright
July 12, 2018

Clay County Farmland Leasing and Value Meeting to be help on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the 4-H Auditorium on the Clay County Fairgrounds from 6:00-9:00pm.  Call 712-262-2264 to pre-register (cost $20) until August 7, day of program (August 8) cost will be $25.  Each registrant will receive one lease arrangements book.

August 25, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Clay county will offer Ag Citing for Adults at the Clay County Fair this year.  These events will take place on Tuesday (9/12) and Thursday (9/14).  The topics covered will be Crop, Dairy, and Swine Production. 

November 7, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Clay County is offering a hands-on training on seeking and writing successful grants for non-profits, local government and schools from 5:30-8:30pm on Wednesday, November 30th, at the Clay County Extension Office.  The registration fee is $25, and will include a light meal at the start of the program.  Please register by Monday, November 28th by calling 712-262-2264.


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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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