Business & Industry

Local Highlights

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December 29, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Woodbury and Plymouth counties are offering a Grant Writing 101 workshop virtually on Wednesday, February 10.

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September 28, 2020

The ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County office will be hosting a drive thru Cyday Friday event on October 2 with free coffee and goodies.

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July 24, 2020

A drought webinar series will address dry conditions across Iowa with input from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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October 3, 2019

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host its annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Meetings on November 11 at Sioux City and Spirit Lake.

July 1, 2019

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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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