Business Services Partners

Designated a regional collaborative by the State of Iowa in mid 2005.  MIGP consists of nine counties located in north-central Iowa, has a population of 175,000 and a potential labor force of over 300,000. The Mid Iowa Growth Partnership (MIGP) welcomes this opportunity to provide you with the necessary information needed to facilitate or initiate your request in the Mid Iowa region.

The focus of the North Central Iowa Small Business Development Center is helping build rural Iowa.  We are doing this through partnerships.  We want to take a moment to thank our partners with Extension, Farm Bureau, our community colleges, regional economic development groups, chambers, RECs, Council of Governments and local businesses!

Iowa Workforce Development links job placement and skill development into a system of lifelong learning and opportunity. Through resources and services created for employers, employees, and the unemployed, Iowans can take control of their economic future and the security of their families.

Since 1963, CIRAS has been helping Iowa State University Extension and the College of Engineering carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

Many of the resources that are available through CIRAS partnerships are detailed in the Industry Services list.  If you need assistance assessing problems or you need a resource that is not listed, your regional account manager will work with you to resolve your problem.

Welcome to the Iowa Central Fuel Testing Laboratory!  We are a BQ-9000 Accreditation laboratory committed to providing high quality laboratory services with rapid turnaround and reasonable pricing.

We currently offer Certified Testing for Biodiesel blend stock (B100) and blended fuels (B6 to B20) in accordance with ASTM D 6751 and ASTM D 7467, respectively.  We also offer ethanol testing.

Please see our Available Testing Services page for a complete listing of available tests and test package deals

Utilizing the strength of Iowa’s Community Colleges working as one, One Source Training provides powerful solutions to meet your workplace challenges.

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