VIDEOS 2016

Soybeans
Nov 4, 2016 | 2 min

The mirror being held up to rural America’s economy fails to show farmers working hard to gain ground. Genetically modified seeds, and the products that help them thrive, are part of the solution...

Market Plus: Darin Newsom
Nov 4, 2016 | 14 min

Market analyst Darin Newsom discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson in a special web-only feature.

Terry Brands Documentary Preview
Nov 30, 2016 | 3 min

The Terry Brands Documentary, produced by FloSports and airing live on Iptv.org on November 30 at 7 p.m.

Property Claims, Farm Trade and the Cuban Embargo
Nov 2, 2016 | 8 min

Shortly after the 1959 Cuban Revolution, the U.S. enacted a trade embargo on the tiny island nation. Eventually, 11 million people found themselves under socialist rule. But a warming between past...

Naomi Blohm on Market to Market
Oct 28, 2016 | 27 min

Renewable energy powers across a major threshold, and a group of southern growers say "out" with tobacco and "in" with organics. These stories and market analysis with Naomi Blohm

Wind turbines
Oct 28, 2016 | 2 min

The shift away from fossil fuels has hit an important landmark, and now represents a majority of the installed global electrical generating capacity. A report released this week by the International...

Strawberry field
Oct 28, 2016 | 7 min

As a way to help tobacco farmers recover from the Great Depression of the 1930s, the federal government established quotas that put strict limits on how much could be grown in exchange for government...

Market to Market (October 21, 2016)
Oct 21, 2016 | 27 min

Investing in government programs may be helping American farmers, and producers both north and south of the Florida Keys hope to reap benefits of agricultural trade with Cuba. These stories and...

Cooperatives Drive Cuban Agriculture
Oct 21, 2016 | 7 min

Cuba’s industrial agricultural system all-but collapsed along with the Soviet Union nearly 30 years ago.

Paul Pate, Joel Miller and David Andersen
Oct 21, 2016 | 29 min

On this edition of Iowa Press w e discuss election integrity.