Business & Industry

Local Highlights

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November 29, 2018

Hands-On Training on Seeking and Writing Successful Grants for Non-Profits, Local Government and

Schools

October 19, 2018

The goals of Women in Agronomy are to strengthen agronomic skills for women that allow for better decision-making, provide a better understanding of inputs for crop production, see and understand different conservation practices and increase confidence in communication with spouse, farming partner, ag retailer or tenant. 

October 9, 2018

Certification for Foodservice Managers and Workers

March 25, 2016

Greene County Extension will be the site for entrepreneurs and small business owners to connect with a valuabole free resource on Tuesday, March 29. Click the headline for more info!

October 19, 2015
Midwest Partnership, partnering with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, is hosting a two-day leadership class for up-and-coming professionals at the Lake Panorama National Conference Center in Panora on November 4th and 5th. Participants will get the chance to listen to influential speakers, take the Colors personality test and learn about their results, as well as network with other up-and-coming professionals across industries. For more information, click on the headline.

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.

  • 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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