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Youth Spelling Bee - Iowa State Fair 2010

(Aug 18, 2010)
Youth Spelling Bee - Iowa State Fair 2010
The tensions rise quickly when junior fair goers take the microphone for the Youth Spelling Bee. 05:00 Read More »

Biggest Animals - Sheep, Pigs, Steer - Iowa State Fair 2010

(Aug 17, 2010)
Biggest Animals - Sheep, Pigs, Steer - Iowa State Fair 2010
Endless feedings and no exercise - that's the recipe for growing up to be the biggest animal at the fair. Visit three living legends. 04:41 Read More »

Little Hands on the Farm - Iowa State Fair 2010

(Aug 16, 2010)
Little Hands on the Farm - Iowa State Fair 2010
If your youngsters haven't been on a farm - take them to this little miniature farm activity center. Michele Beschen, from IPTV's popular program B. Organic, takes in this Iowa State Fair kids' favorite. 03:54 Read More »

Preparing Fabulous Flower Displays for Fair 2010

(Aug 12, 2010)
Preparing Fabulous Flower Displays for Fair 2010
A rural Polk County gardener starts in May to plant and nurture perfect posies for the state fair's Flori-culture competition in the Agriculture Building. 04:59 Read More »

Fair 2009: 4-H & FFA Sale of Champs

(Aug 27, 2009)
Fair 2009: 4-H & FFA Sale of Champs
In a salute to hard work and perseverance, 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 2009: Meet an FFA Exhibitor

(Aug 27, 2009)
Fair 2009: Meet an FFA Exhibitor
FFA challenges young people in many skills. And it takes a lot of work to master one’s choice. Winner of the FFA modified restored class at the 2008 State Fair, Randy Wickman and his father Marvin worked from December to July preparing two... 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2009: Dairy Goats

(Aug 26, 2009)
Fair 2009: Dairy Goats
Iowa has the third largest number of dairy goats in the country. It stands to reason then, that Iowa also has some of the best dairy goat farmers in the country. Meet The Schwennen family of Timberland Acres Dairy Farm in northeast Iowa. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2009: 4-H Swine

(Aug 21, 2009)
Fair 2009: 4-H Swine
Young people in 4-H were busy in the ring at the Swine barn. They put in a lot of work throughout the year to get here and we’re proud of them all. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2009: Governor's Charity Steer Show

(Aug 21, 2009)
Fair 2009: Governor's Charity Steer Show
It’s the best of both worlds, competing and benefiting the families of seriously ill children. At the Livestock Pavilion, the Governor’s Charity Steer Show. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2009: 4-H Sheep Judging

(Aug 21, 2009)
Fair 2009: 4-H Sheep Judging
4-H youth are in the Sheep Barn ring competing with their performance and market sheep. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2009: Meet a 4-H Exhibitor

(Aug 19, 2009)
Fair 2009: Meet a 4-H Exhibitor
4-H helps Iowa’s youth develop their abilities and character in all sorts of ways. For example, training a dog to show can build patience, skill and self-esteem. Katie Collins has been training and showing dogs in 4-H since fourth grade. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2009: Dairy Cattle

(Aug 19, 2009)
Fair 2009: Dairy Cattle
Iowa’s dairy farmers have over 200,000 milk cows in production. See the best of the best at the dairy cattle show in the Livestock Pavilion. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2009: Big Animals

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Big Animals
After 39 years covering the Iowa State Fair, we’ve just run out of words for the next contest. We'll just say, it's BIG. 04:56 Read More »

Fair 2009: Tall Corn Contest

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Tall Corn Contest
The Iowa Corn song identifies Iowa as the state where the tall corn grows. So we decided to learn what was the tallest corn stalk ever entered. Then we stopped by Pioneer Hall to check out just how tall it got at this year's tall corn contest. 05:04 Read More »

Fair 2009: Flowers on the Fairgrounds

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Flowers on the Fairgrounds
Preparing the Iowa State Fairgrounds for visitors is a lot of work. And many may not even notice the foliage that's all over the grounds. But Flower Power does make a difference. 04:22 Read More »
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