Videos 2017

Iowa Entrepreneur: Interpower
Dec 29, 2017 | 8 min

When Bob Wersen was approached to move his business to Iowa, he was skeptical. Twenty-five years later, he’s grown his original business and started another company in the state

Roasted Chestnuts
Dec 13, 2017 | 1 min

Here's a super easy way to roast chestnuts.

disaster aid
Dec 22, 2017 | 3 min

As consumers wrap up the holiday season, Congress was making its final sprint to pass legislation before heading out for the holiday recess. Lawmaker luggage was close at hand, there was last minute...

Poinsettia
Dec 22, 2017 | 5 min

According to the American Christmas Tree Association, nearly 80 percent of U.S. households – about 94 million homes –have a Christmas tree this season. A holiday symbol almost as identifiable is the...

Market Plus: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (December 22, 2017)
Dec 22, 2017 | 15 min

Market analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discussing the commodity markets with host Paul Yeager in a special web-only feature.

Market to Market (December 22, 2017)
Dec 22, 2017 | 27 min

Runners hit the final hurdle on a much needed infusion of disaster cash. Removing recourse for farmers and ranchers at the packing house door. A community college creates a holiday staple in the classroom. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier.

USDA Sued After Dropping New Fair Practices Rules
Dec 21, 2017 | 2 min

The herbicide glyphosate got a reprieve from the EPA this week. A draft of its final report revealed the active ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup is not likely to be carcinogenic. The EPA...

Iowa Entrepreneur: RMA Armament
Dec 22, 2017 | 13 min

While serving in the Marines, Blake Waldrop lost a friend that was killed in combat. That military experience would later sent him on a rocky journey towards entrepreneurship, manufacturing military grade armor.

Iowa Entrepreneur: Mississippi River Distilling Company
Dec 22, 2017 | 13 min

Brothers Ryan and Garrett Burchett learned about entrepreneurship by working in a family business in their childhood. They’ve now started a business of their own in one of Iowa’s top tourist towns.

Iowa Entrepreneur:RMA Armament & Mississippi River Distilling Company
Dec 22, 2017 | 27 min

Learn how one man’s military experience sent him on a rocky journey towards manufacturing military grade armor, and meet two brothers who learned about entrepreneurship by working in a family business.