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Market Plus: LIVE from the Fair

posted on August 15, 2014 at 6:56 PM

Market Plus: LIVE from the Fair
LIVE from the Fair Friday, August 15 - 4:00 p.m. Penningroth Media Center Iowa State Fairgrounds Market to Market celebrates its 40th anniversary in August. The series began in 1974, when Chet Randolph hosted the first episode of Farm Digest... Full Story

Market to Market: LIVE from the Fair (August 15, 2014)

posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Market to Market: LIVE from the Fair (August 15, 2014)
Full Program: LIVE from the Fair Friday, August 15 - 4:00 p.m. Penningroth Media Center Iowa State Fairgrounds Market to Market celebrates its 40th anniversary in August. The series began in 1974, when Chet Randolph hosted the first episode of Farm Digest... Full Story

Animal Rights Activists Vandalize Butter Cow

posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:59 PM

Iowans for Animal Liberation have claimed responsibility for attack. Full Story

Market to Market (August 17, 2012)

posted on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Market to Market (August 17, 2012)
Full Program: Politicians visit the fair to outline their priorities for rural America. Cooler temperatures and scattered showers offer little relief to scorched crops. Barge traffic slows to a crawl as the Mississippi falls to its lowest level in decades.... Full Story

Butter sculptures churn 100-year state fair legacy

posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:05 PM

Life-size butter sculptures of everything from cows to space heroes and Hollywood stars are among the most beloved traditions of state fairs, drawing thousands of admirers each year from Iowa to Ohio and as far south as Texas. Full Story

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America

posted on August 12, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Debt Politics from Washington to Rural America
The debate over taxes, entitlement spending, and a congressional “super” committee spilled into the Heartland this week as top presidential candidates pressed the flesh at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

Market to Market (August 27, 2010)

posted on August 27, 2010 at 8:08 PM

Market to Market (August 27, 2010)
Full Program: A steer cloned from a previous winner is named 4H Grand Champion at the Iowa State Fair. Project Liberty, a cutting-edge biofuels plant begins its first large-scale cellulosic feedstock harvest. An outbreak of salmonella sickens thousands,... Full Story

USDA Secretary Fields Questions at the Iowa State Fair

posted on August 20, 2010 at 2:08 PM

USDA Secretary Fields Questions at the Iowa State Fair
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack heard a litany of concerns and suggestions while Speaking with a roundtable of Midwestern agricultural representatives at the Iowa State Fair. Full Story

First Farm Bill Hearing Will Be In Iowa

posted on April 23, 2010 at 3:04 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell says he will hold the first House Committee on Agriculture field hearing on the 2012 farm bill in on April 30th at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Full Story

Obama Administration Pays Town Hall Visit to the Iowa State Fair

posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM

Obama Administration Pays Town Hall Visit to the Iowa State Fair
A private report released Friday revealed the beleaguered housing industry is pulling out of its 3-year slump. Full Story

Politicians Press the Flesh on Immigration

posted on August 17, 2007 at 8:08 PM

Politicians Press the Flesh on Immigration
Volatility in global financial markets coupled with a troubling report on the domestic housing industry prompted the Federal Reserve to cut a key interest rate this week. Full Story

Pork Chop On A Stick

posted on May 17, 2002 at 8:05 PM

In the company of corn dogs and cotton candy … comes another novelty food item served on a stick. Full Story

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