STORIES

FFA Urban Kids
Aug 14, 2018 | 6 min

Though it stands for the Future Farmers of American, the FFA has several students who live in the city. We meet some urban FFA students.

Red Trouser Show
Aug 14, 2018 | 3 min

Dan Wardell checks out the Red Trouser Show at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

FFA Parade of Champions
Aug 14, 2018 | 6 min

FFA students across the state work remarkably hard throughout the year on their projects. The reward: a parade of champions!

Fair Fans
Aug 14, 2018 | 3 min

Charity Nebbe interviews some of the biggest fans of the Iowa State Fair.

Cinnamon Roll Contest
Aug 14, 2018 | 5 min

We visit the Food Center to check out this year's best cinnamon rolls.

Big Animals
Aug 14, 2018 | 4 min

We look in on this year's biggest and heaviest animals.

Potter Profile
Aug 14, 2018 | 5 min

We visit the Cultural Center to learn about a ceramic artist.

History of Grandstand Entertainment
Aug 14, 2018 | 3 min

Dean Borg stops by the historic museum at the faigrounds to learn about the various forms of entertainment that have taken place at the Grandstand.

Vet Camp
Aug 14, 2018 | 5 min

Younger fairgoers participate in a two-hour long program to learn about both large and small animal veterinary medicine.

Sheep Shearing Contest
Aug 14, 2018 | 4 min

Professionals from across the world compete in the 2018 Iowa State Fair Sheep Shearing Contest.