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Fair 2008: The Big Animals

(Aug 11, 2008)
Fair 2008: The Big Animals
Join IPTV at the weigh-ins for the biggest bull, boar and ram at the 2008 Iowa State Fair. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: A 4-H Family

(Aug 11, 2008)
Fair 2008: A 4-H Family
Competing at the Fair is a family tradition for some. The Welters of Gowrie, Iowa have been exhibiting 4-H projects at their county and the State Fair for nearly 50 years. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Tall Corn Contest

(Aug 11, 2008)
Fair 2008: Tall Corn Contest
The corn harvest not only came early in some places, but some of the crop by-passed the local elevator and was delivered straight to the Iowa State Fair. Enjoy the tall corn contest at Pioneer Hall. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Dairy Cattle Show

(Aug 11, 2008)
Fair 2008: Dairy Cattle Show
The dairy industry is an important part of Iowa agriculture. The sale of milk, cull cows and calves contributes more than 500 million to the state’s economy. Good reason to stop by the Livestock Pavilion for the Dairy Cattle Show. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2007: Sale of Champions

(Aug 21, 2007)
Fair 2007: Sale of Champions
Hard work and perseverance are rewarded as the winners of the 4-H and FFA animal events sell their prize winning entries at the Iowa State Fair’s annual auction-style sale. 06:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: 4-H Grand Champion

(Aug 21, 2007)
Fair 2007: 4-H Grand Champion
It’s one of the high points for the young 4-H folks at the Fair. Everyone is excited when the 4-H Grand Champion is chosen at the Livestock Pavilion. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: Cookout Champion

(Aug 17, 2007)
Fair 2007: Cookout Champion
With a dash of secret ingredients here and a soak in some special marinades there, bar-b-que cooks from across the state vie for the top prize at the 44th annual Farm Bureau Cookout Contest. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2007: 4-H Market Hog

(Aug 17, 2007)
Fair 2007: 4-H Market Hog
A lot of young hopes ride on the 4-H swine show in the Swine Barn. And there are a lot of hogs for the judge to evaluate before he picks the champion. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: Butter Sculptures

(Aug 16, 2007)
Fair 2007: Butter Sculptures
In her second year as lead sculptor in the butter case, Sarah Pratt takes on Harry Potter and a Jersey cow. Come inside the cooler with Peter Hamlin to get some insight on Sarah's sculpting history and personal approach to butter art. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: Governor's Charity Steer Show

(Aug 16, 2007)
Fair 2007: Governor's Charity Steer Show
In this event at the Livestock Pavilion, the competition is really all about helping others. At the Governor’s Charity Steer Show, well-known Iowans, including Governor Chet Culver, show the steers. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2007: Fair Prep - 4-H Winner

(Aug 16, 2007)
Fair 2007: Fair Prep - 4-H Winner
Meet Allix Tenold, 4-H winner. She started in 4-H when she was 9 and showed horses. Today she and a younger sister are building a cow-calf operation by selectively breeding their cows. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: FFA Parade of Champions

(Aug 15, 2007)
Fair 2007: FFA Parade of Champions
It’s a special moment for some young Iowans, a proud moment they’ve worked for all year. The FFA Parade of Champions at the Livestock Pavilion is always a favorite. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: Wind Power

(Aug 15, 2007)
Fair 2007: Wind Power
In the Fair’s early days, in the 19th century, windmills pumped water. Peter Hamlin shows us a windmill that pumps power for the Fair in the 21st century. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: Big Animals

(Aug 15, 2007)
Fair 2007: Big Animals
Huge. Gigantic. Immense. Enormous. Words don't do them justice. The big animals weigh in again at the Fair: the big ram, big boar, and super bull. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2007: Fair Prep - Animal Learning Center

(Aug 15, 2007)
Fair 2007: Fair Prep - Animal Learning Center
The Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center is a new addition at the Fair. One of it's big draws is that Fairgoers get to see the animal birthing process. 05:00 Read More »
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