Business & Industry

Local Highlights

Rural Road Trip Applications Open
February 18, 2021

Do you have a business in southeast Iowa? Click here to fill out an application to add your business to this spring's Rural Road Trip! Applications due March 1st.

Now hiring
February 16, 2021

Keokuk County Extension is seeking applications for a part-time summer Day Camp Coordinator for the month of June. Click here for more information!

We Want You!
February 16, 2021

Keokuk County Extension is now seeking applications for their County Youth Outreach and 4-H Educator position. Applications are due to the Extension Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021. 

February 23, 2021

ServSafe offered 3/8 from 9AM-6PM at the Johnson County Extension office for foodservice managers and workers.

Field Sprayer
April 13, 2020

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship continues to update its pesticide applicator requirements amid ongoing issues with the COVID-19 pandemic

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.

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