Business & Industry

Local Highlights

November 27, 2019

ServSafe Food Safety Training - Certification for Foodservice Managers and Workers

October 23, 2019

Save the date for the 25th Annual Centering on Centers Conference.  Friday and Saturday - January 24 and 25, 2020.  Hilton Garden Inn, Sioux City River Front.

June 19, 2019

The 2019 Le Mars Sesquicentennial Pie Contest was held on Sunday, June 16th in Pioneer Village at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds as part of the Le Mars Sesquicentennial events. 

March 20, 2019

To find information about dealing with flooding go to https://www.extension.iastate.edu/disasterrecovery/flooding

For specific information regarding beef cattle go to http://www.iowabeefcenter.org/floodresources.html.


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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