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Stories Tagged "farms"

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Iowa Issues: The 2008 Floods (#210)

posted on December 30, 2008 at 5:50 PM

Iowa Issues: The 2008 Floods (#210)
If there was a persistent story this year it was weather-related. Recent days have featured conversation-worthy snowfall and ice. But it was the floods of 08 that defined the year. 02:26 Read More »

Iowa Issues: The 2008-2009 Economy (#210)

posted on December 30, 2008 at 5:43 PM

Iowa Issues: The 2008-2009 Economy (#210)
Next to the floods, the economic downturn has been the most persistent topic of public conversation in Iowa. 02:27 Read More »

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Farm Floods (#208)

posted on December 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM

Iowa Flood Stories 2008: Farm Floods (#208)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels in the country to see how farmers and an elevator fared during and after the June 2008 floods. 05:00 Read More »

Food vs. Fuel - Not That Simple (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 6:09 PM

Food vs. Fuel - Not That Simple (#160)
The Iowa Journal will examine the debate over whether corn should be used for food or fuel. 04:40 Read More »

Discussion: Food vs. Fuel - Ethanol's Place in the Economy (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Discussion: Food vs. Fuel - Ethanol's Place in the Economy  (#160)
The Iowa Journal will examine the debate over whether corn should be used for food or fuel. 10:23 Read More »

Food vs. Fuel - Are We Taking Agriculture for Granted? (Full Program) (#160)

posted on May 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Food vs. Fuel - Are We Taking Agriculture for Granted? (Full Program) (#160)
Full Program: Are rising corn and bean prices due to the ethanol boom in Iowa? 27:46 Read More »

Iowa Farming - What's New Since "King Corn" (#152)

posted on April 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Farming - What's New Since "King Corn"  (#152)
Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Frederick L. Kirschenmann, Distinguished Fellow, Leopold Center discuss the 'ethanol economy' and the future of agriculture. 14:58 Read More »

King Corn - How Iowa Agriculture Works (Full Program) (#152)

posted on April 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

King Corn - How Iowa Agriculture Works  (Full Program) (#152)
Full Program: The film, "King Corn," was shot in 2004 on a farm near Greene, IA. The grain market has changed dramatically since then. What exactly are those changes and does the movie still have relevance to today's agriculture? 27:47 Read More »

King Corn - Movie Sample (#152)

posted on April 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

King Corn - Movie Sample (#152)
The movie “King Corn” documents two novices' experiences of raising an acre of corn and following it into the system. 04:51 Read More »

The Local Food Movement in Iowa (#102)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 1:05 PM

The Local Food Movement in Iowa (#102)
The growing local food movement: Is it a flash in the pan or a long term trend? What can this "Buy Fresh, Buy Local" campaign mean for farmers, consumers and even the state of Iowa's economy? Panelists are Rich Pirog, associate director of the... Read More »

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: There is little doubt that ethanol has been a boon to rural Iowa. Farmers are not only enjoying a record harvest, they are also enjoying prices not historically seen except during a drought. But recently prices for ethanol have sagged. And a... 27:30 Read More »

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