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Iowa Current Topics: September 2009 (Full Program) (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 6:36 PM

Iowa Current Topics: September 2009 (Full Program) (#302)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal looks at three topics of interest - Iowa's economy, Iowa's role in preventing the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone", and Iowa's much heralded humanitarian, Dr. Norman Borlaug. 27:47 Read More »

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Remembering Humanitarian and Iowan, Dr. Norman Borlaug (#302)
1970 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Iowa native, Dr. Norman Borlaug died September 12, 2009. He is best known for his research in Mexico to develop high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat that would grow in hard to grow areas of the... 15:23 Read More »

Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)

posted on September 17, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Iowa Works to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone (#302)
The Iowa Journal travels to Boone and Otho to look at projects aimed at reducing nutrient runoff from farm fields. That runoff ends up in nearby waterways and travels as far as the Gulf of Mexico, contributing to pollution that is killing... 05:20 Read More »

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)

posted on February 5, 2009 at 5:32 PM

Discussion: Wetlands for Flood Mitigation (#215)
What is the role of wetlands in controlling water run-off, erosion, and flooding? Paul Yeager hosts a discussion with guests Marty Adkins, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Resources and Jack Riessen, Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 12:00 Read More »

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)

posted on December 31, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Iowa Issues of 2008 and 2009 (#210)
Full Program: To help reflect on just what these issues mean for the state in the next year, two reporters: Kay Henderson, news director of Radio Iowa, and Todd Dorman, a columnist with the Cedar Rapids Gazette will join host Paul Yeager on The Iowa Journal. 28:46 Read More »

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 »

Discussion: Ethanol Policies and Politics (#206)

posted on November 13, 2008 at 5:29 PM

Discussion: Ethanol Policies and Politics  (#206)
Iowa's agricultural economy has been cushioned in recent years by the upstart of dozens of biofuel factories around the state. This Iowa Journal looks at the politics of ethanol. 12:59 Read More »

Ethanol Policies, Subsidies, and Politics - Iowans Take a Look (#206)

posted on November 13, 2008 at 10:39 AM

Ethanol Policies, Subsidies,  and Politics - Iowans Take a Look  (#206)
Iowa's agricultural economy has been cushioned in recent years by the upstart of dozens of biofuel factories around the state. This Iowa Journal looks at the politics of ethanol. 03:02 Read More »

Ethanol and Politics in Iowa (Full Program) (#206)

posted on November 13, 2008 at 10:18 AM

Ethanol and Politics in Iowa (Full Program) (#206)
Full Program: Iowa's agricultural economy has been cushioned in recent years by the upstart of dozens of biofuel factories around the state. This Iowa Journal looks at the politics of ethanol. 27:46 Read More »

News Analysis: Oct. 30, 2008 (#204)

posted on October 31, 2008 at 10:47 AM

News Analysis: Oct. 30, 2008 (#204)
Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa talks about the arrest and court appearance of the former CEO of Agriprocessors Inc. meat processing plant the day following the state's proposed $10 million in fines against the Postville plant. Read More »

Discussion: Iowa Congressional District #3 (#177)

posted on September 26, 2008 at 12:32 PM

Paul Yeager interviews two guests in the studio to discuss the 3rd Congressional District: Tama County native Dave Paxton, publisher of the Chariton and Albia newspapers, and Richard Doak, retired editor and columnist for The Des Moines Register... 14:15 Read More »

Iowa Congressional District #3 - A Profile (#177)

posted on September 17, 2008 at 10:57 AM

A profile of Iowa's 3rd Congressional District. 05:18 Read More »

Iowa Congressional District #3 (Full Program) (#177)

posted on September 17, 2008 at 10:57 AM

Iowa Congressional District #3 (Full Program) (#177)
Full Program: Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District covers 12 counties located in central Iowa, from Polk County in the west to Benton and Iowa Counties in the east, and Grundy County in the north to Lucas and Monroe Counties in the south. The district is home to... 27:46 Read More »
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