Extension Partners with Small Business – Iowa

From our eXtension community, Entrepreneurs and Their Communities, welcome to Small Business Week+. Extension supports small businesses and their development as a part of our land grant mission. For the next several days, we are going to highlight small businesses around that country that have partnered with us.

Guest Blogger: Teresa Winmerslage, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Education is a key activity that Extension uses in it’s work with small business owners. In Iowa those educational programs include partnering with local food producers to host field days for labor efficiency

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It also means listening to the needs of producers and responding with timely information such as workshops on food safety requirements.

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Contact your local Extension office to learn about the classes they are offering to help small business owners.

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About gmuske

Glenn Muske believes in rural, small businesses as the cornerstone of a strong economy. His current efforts, as his own boss, focuses on helping those business owner achieving success. Previously, he did this for North Dakota State University Extension Service and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

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