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Giant Pumpkin Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

Giant Pumpkin Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 14, 2012 | 00:03:30

They've grown the pumpkins, now it's time to see who has the biggest and the best.

Cowgirl Queen Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

Cowgirl Queen Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 14, 2012 | 00:06:00

It's not just boots and spurs. It takes poise and presence to win the title Cowgirl Queen at the Iowa State Fair.

Butter Cow and Chocolate Moose | Iowa State Fair 2012

Butter Cow and Chocolate Moose | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 14, 2012 | 00:04:30

A butter cow and a chocolate moose make a big impression at the Fair this year.

FFA Parade of Champions | Iowa State Fair 2012

FFA Parade of Champions | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 14, 2012 | 00:04:00

The Fair is a big time for young Iowans in FFA. The parade of champions showcases the winners of various awards in the FFA.

How to Show Animals | Iowa State Fair 2012

How to Show Animals | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 14, 2012 | 00:05:02

Learn what it takes to show animals at the Iowa State Fair.

Kids Favorite Fair Food with Dan Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2012

Kids Favorite Fair Food with Dan Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 14, 2012 | 00:02:30

Discover which foods the kids love at the Iowa State Fair.

Queen Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

Queen Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 14, 2012 | 00:06:30

Beautiful and intelligent young women from every county in Iowa compete to see who will win the crown.

Decorated Cakes Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

Decorated Cakes Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:03:30

They can bake a cake, but can they decorate it?

Zipline at the Fair | Iowa State Fair 2012

Zipline at the Fair | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:04:00

New to the fair is a zipline that takes daring participants 130 ft. across the Fairgrounds.

Fruit & Vegetables | Fairilicious Food at the 2012 Iowa State Fair

Fruit & Vegetables | Fairilicious Food at the 2012 Iowa State Fair

August 13, 2012 | 00:03:30

Join Charity Nebbe, host of IPTV's new cooking series Iowa Ingredient, as she explores some tasty and unique flavors of the Iowa State Fair.

Red Trouser Show | Iowa State Fair 2012

Red Trouser Show | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:03:30

This street duo entertains the audience with juggling, fire, and acrobatics.

Growth of Food Contests at the Iowa State Fair | Iowa State Fair 2012

Growth of Food Contests at the Iowa State Fair | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:05:30

Food contests are a huge undertaking at the Fair. Arlette Hollister has anchored the effort for many years and is still going strong.

Iowa State Fair's Mark Pearson Tribute

Iowa State Fair's Mark Pearson Tribute

August 13, 2012 | 00:04:00

Mark Pearson hosted IPTV's State Fair Highlights shows for 15 years. Pearson passed away in June, 2012. Here's a look at his State Fair legacy.

Iowa State Fair Parade | Iowa State Fair 2012

Iowa State Fair Parade | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:06:00

The fun at the Iowa State Fair starts each year with the annual parade in downtown Des Moines.

Super Snackers: Bird Nest Salad

Super Snackers: Bird Nest Salad

August 13, 2012 | 00:01:00

Dan Wardell and friends make a super snack called Bird Nest Salad!

FFA Sheep | Iowa State Fair 2012

FFA Sheep | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:04:00

Young Iowans put their best foot forward as they showcase their sheep and their hard work in the FFA Sheep Show.

Egg Decorating Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

Egg Decorating Contest | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:03:30

Iowans compete to see who can decorate the most beautiful egg.

Seed Survivor with Dan Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2012

Seed Survivor with Dan Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:02:30

This interactive display about seeds is a fun learning event for kids at the Fair.

Growing A Giant Pumpkin | Iowa State Fair 2012

Growing A Giant Pumpkin | Iowa State Fair 2012

August 13, 2012 | 00:05:22

Discover just what it takes to grow an abnormally large pumpkin.

Asian Carp

Asian Carp

July 13, 2012 | 00:06:58

Iowa's rivers and lakes are being threatened by an invasive species that could decimate native fish populations and strike a blow to the state's touri...