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Displaying 61 to 75 of 96 results.

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 »

Fair 2009: FFA Market Swine

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: FFA Market Swine
In the Swine Barn, the young folks from FFA are working to make their animals look good for the judge. 03:58 Read More »

Fair 2008: Dairy Goat Celebrity Milking Contest

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: Dairy Goat Celebrity Milking Contest
More people in the world drink goat's milk than any other kind. We wonder if they have as much trouble getting it as the celebrities with Jeneane Beck. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: 4-H Grand Champion Steer

(Aug 21, 2008)
Fair 2008: 4-H Grand Champion Steer
At the Livestock Pavilion, it's the 4-H Grand Champion steer judging. This is not only a highlight for some 4-H competitors but for the Iowa livestock industry as well. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Big Pumpkin Contest

(Aug 17, 2008)
Fair 2008: Big Pumpkin Contest
At the Fair, bigger is often better. Take, for example, the quest for the Blue Ribbon for the biggest pumpkin. We find the big pumpkins just outside of the Agriculture Building. 02:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: FFA Student

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: FFA Student
For Iowa’s young people in FFA, the Fair isn’t just about competition. It’s also about all the work and learning that lead up to the big day in Des Moines. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Governor's Charity Steer Show

(Aug 13, 2008)
Fair 2008: Governor's Charity Steer Show
Over 25 years, the Governor's Charity Steer show has donated more than one million dollars to the Ronald McDonald Houses in Iowa. Each year, celebrities and dignitaries, including Iowa's governors, become animal exhibitors for a day.... 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: FFA Parade of Champions (in all events)

(Aug 12, 2008)
Fair 2008: FFA Parade of Champions (in all events)
Every year thousands of young Iowans are involved with FFA projects through their local chapters. Though it isn't possible to see the judging of every project it is possible to see those who received top honors in 2008. Watch all the pageantry... 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: FFA Swine Judging

(Aug 12, 2008)
Fair 2008: FFA Swine Judging
One of the things that makes the Iowa State Fair so great is our young people. For exhibitors at the FFA Swine Show, this is the culmination of months of preparation. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Raising and Showing Goats

(Aug 12, 2008)
Fair 2008: Raising and Showing Goats
Raising goats for meat is a growing industry nationally and in Iowa. We learn about a popular breed from the Thorps of rural New Sharon, Iowa. They raise and show Boer goats. 05:00 Read More »
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