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blueGill.jpg Fingerlings for your pond or lake stocking needs.

Blyzo Fish Farm is located in south central Iowa, west of Lake Rathbun. We began with a project of raising Walleyes with cage culture. As interest grew so did our variety of fingerlings. We now offer a full line of fingerlings for your pond or lake stocking needs. We offer complete packages to get your pond or lake off to a great start.

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Taste of Iowa

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Iowa Wine At Its Best

Located just minutes from downtown Des Moines, jasper winery is an "estate style" winery facility. We specialize in premium quality wines using grapes sourced from vineyards throughout central Iowa. We are open seven days a week for tasting and offer tours of the winery and onsite vineyards.

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Market Research

The MarketMaker research tool is an interactive mapping resource for identifying target markets, developing customized census profiles and mapping food related businesses over demographic maps. This resource is designed to help researchers, policy makers, marketing instructors, as well as lenders and ag entrepreneurs develop business plans.

The following are some of the things you can do with the MarketMaker research tool:

  • Identify and map regions with the highest per capita consumption of fruits and vegetables.
  • Build a customized census profile for a target market area or region of interest.
  • Find and map food deserts.
  • Find and map farmers markets serving ethnic neighborhoods.
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