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Fair 2008: Hog Calling Contest

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Hog Calling Contest
It's another favorite from Pioneer Hall, time to call the hogs. We don't know why pigs would respond to these sounds, but it's fun listening to humans make them. 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: Sheep Shearing Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Sheep Shearing Contest
A lot of things may be automated these days. But at the Sheep Barn, it still takes a human being to shear a sheep. It also takes determination, strength and quickness. Contestants shear four sheep each. They're judged on the time it takes them... 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: 4-H Swine

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: 4-H Swine
We're back in the ring at the Swine Barn, this time with the 4-H exhibitors. They're showing their pigs and demonstrating what they've learned about showing animals. And they're making us all proud again. 04:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Belgian Horse Show

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Belgian Horse Show
Weighing more than a ton, the Belgian is considered one of the strongest horse breeds. And their power and grace are obvious. Enjoy their gleaming coats, braided manes and shining harnesses as the Belgian team and four-horse hitch classes... 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Horse Show - Miniature Horses

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Horse Show - Miniature Horses
Their small stature is a product of centuries of breeding. Bred as pets for nobility in the 17th century, some miniatures were also used as work horses. Today, the small animals bring their unique charm to the Livestock Pavilion show ring.... 04:00 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 »

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: 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: Sheep Dog Trials

(Aug 21, 2007)
Fair 2007: Sheep Dog Trials
The State Fair Stock Dog Trials test the dog and its trainer's ability to control and drive a small herd of sheep or cattle. 05:00 Read More »
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