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#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

#IPTVMarket VoW: Kale in the Wild

posted on February 11, 2015 at 2:41 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Kale in the Wild
Eric Singleton, quality control manager for Scissortail Farms explains the harvest process of aeroponics. Kale is today's featured crop in this video from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Driving in North Dakota

posted on January 21, 2015 at 4:56 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Driving in North Dakota
Driving in the middle of the Bakken oil fields can be a challenge. This dashboard video from 2011 shows just how difficult it is to make a left-hand turn. Check the truck to the right and if you listen closely, the squeal of the tires to get... 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

The biggest stories in rural America in 2014

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:02 PM

The biggest stories in rural America in 2014
2014 was full of big stories impacting rural America. Politics, protests and policymaking played out across the country, including discussions aimed at cutting the amount of ethanol in renewable fuel mandates. 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

#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest

posted on December 17, 2014 at 3:38 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest
The wheat harvest is action packed. We try to get close to the action for the best shot. Here we are near the northern Oklahoma town of Garber for this in-the-moment shot. At times, we get a little dirty, but that's just part of the service here at... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Mike Pearson

posted on November 19, 2014 at 2:59 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Mike Pearson
How well do you know the host of Market to Market? This week’s Market to Market Video of the Week goes beyond the set and into the fields with Mike and how he ended up as host of the weekly journal of rural America. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Unloading Cattle

posted on November 5, 2014 at 3:17 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Unloading Cattle
This week’s Market to Market Video of the Week looks at the unloading of a livestock trailer. Here cattle are taken off a truck and head into the barn. Producer John was able to get inside the truck and then under the fence as the animals ran by him. Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Drones on the ground and in the air

posted on October 29, 2014 at 2:32 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Drones on the ground and in the air
This week’s Market to Market Video of the Week comes via the ground and the air. Producer Josh had a GoPro on a stick for the first look of the machine taking off. The next shot is from a drone high over rural America. Thanks to Chad Colby for the... Full Story

Great Lakes program inspires rare bipartisanship

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest. Republicans have seized control of statehouses across the traditional battleground region, where they've slashed budgets with a... Full Story

Rural America To Lose Saturday Letter Service

posted on February 7, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Rural America To Lose Saturday Letter Service
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds...except on Saturdays. In a cost-cutting measure that is expected to save $2 billion annually, the U.S. Postal Service... Full Story

Alabama farmers see record yields in 2012

posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:54 PM

State agriculture officials say Alabama's record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields. Full Story
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