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U.S. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Response to Bird Flu

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM

A state of emergency was declared Friday by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad with nearly 17 million chickens and turkeys dead, dying or scheduled to be euthanized due to a widening bird flu outbreak. Full Story

Avian flu outbreaks tops 7 million birds impacted in U.S.

posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:04 PM

Avian flu outbreaks tops 7 million birds impacted in U.S.
The H5N2 virus, often referred to as Avian Flu, was confirmed this week in an egg-production poultry facility in northwest Iowa. Sunrise Farms is owned by Sonstegard Farms of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and the company employs more than 200 people... Full Story

Bird flu cuts into egg, poultry exports in Iowa, Midwest

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Some international trade partners are declining to buy egg and poultry products from states affected by a deadly strain of bird flu while others are excluding imports only from counties where the virus has surfaced. Full Story

Des Moines Water Works restarts nitrate removal equipment

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Des Moines Water Works is restarting its nitrate removal equipment as nitrate levels in the rivers used for source water exceed federal regulations. Full Story

Report: Iowa farmland values fell 11 percent over past year

posted on April 2, 2015 at 2:52 PM

A new report says Iowa's average farmland values fell 11 percent over the past year after a drop of 4.6 percent a year earlier. Full Story

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Talk Ag in Iowa

posted on March 13, 2015 at 3:12 PM

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Talk Ag in Iowa
The Iowa Ag Summit was conceived and hosted by Bruce Rastetter, agricultural entrepreneur who also serves as the President of the Iowa board of Regents, believes the media are asking the wrong questions. The daylong event was attended by... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Greens Train

posted on February 25, 2015 at 4:19 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Greens Train
Let's get on board the greens train at Scissortail Farms. Here's a look at the aeroponics greenhouse of Scissortail Farms in Tulsa Ok. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet

posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet
Water is tested daily in the Raccoon River near the Des Moines, Iowa Water Works plant. Here's a close view of the process with a twist. Full Story

Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers; Caterpillar Closing Plants

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker continues its adjustment to demand for its products.In the same... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Filling the Wagon

posted on January 7, 2015 at 4:43 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Filling the Wagon
We use extensions on our cameras when we need just a few more feet or inches. For this video, we attached a GoPro camera to a PVC pipe and put it in the wagon. That allowed for a great view into the wagon as the auger approached. These shots are... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Night Harvest

posted on December 31, 2014 at 11:43 AM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Night Harvest
We use GoPro cameras where we want the good shot, but it is not safe to stand. This would be one of those times. We put a camera between the combine and the catch wagon. Did we mention this was at night? This video was shot in Buchanan County,... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Baby Lamb

posted on December 24, 2014 at 7:57 AM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Baby Lamb
A newborn lamb nurses at Petersen Family Farms near Knoxville, Iowa. This lamb was only a few days old when we shot this video in February, 2014. Full Story

Report Shows Drop in Iowa Farmland Values

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:15 PM

The average price of Iowa farmland fell nearly 9 percent in the past year, but it still remains far above the prices of a decade ago. Full Story

North Dakota-to-Illinois Oil Pipeline Proposed

posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:23 PM

North Dakota-to-Illinois Oil Pipeline Proposed
The proposed $3.78-billion Dakota Access pipeline would transport 450,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Three Forks regions of North Dakota to southern Illinois. The new construction would tack-on barely 4 hundredths of one percent of... Full Story

Christie Faces Iowa Pressure on Pig Crate Ban

posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:31 AM

There are not that many pigs in his home state. But there are millions in the early presidential voting state of Iowa. And that's making for a tough decision for Chris Christie, who is both New Jersey's governor and a potential presidential... Full Story
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