Videos 2017

Sun Corn
January 20, 2017 | 3 min

Another round of atypical heavy rain in the Southeast this week. In Houston, Texas, drivers were stranded after the 5-inch deluge. The more than 2.2 million residents of the city were asked to avoid...

Sonny Perdue
January 20, 2017 | 2 min

President-Elect Trump completed his first cabinet by naming former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Perdue, who grew up on a Georgia farm and earned a...

Agri-Tourism and the Urban-Rural Divide
January 20, 2017 | 7 min

In 2015, Iowa’s largest drinking water provider elected to sue farm drainage districts in 3 counties upstream – alleging excess nitrate runoff from fertilizers plagues efforts to comply with federal...

Market to Market (January 13, 2017)
January 13, 2017 | 28 min

Heavy snow and rain bring major drought relief in the West. The confirmation parade begins on Capitol Hill. Retaining value takes root in a forest of competition. Market analysis with Brian Roach.

4221 Mississippi Forestry
January 13, 2017 | 6 min

This week, China’s ministry of Commerce announced that U.S. distiller’s dried grains will face a more than 50 percent tariff. This comes just days after China increased the ethanol tax from five to...

Market Plus: Brian Roach
January 13, 2017 | 11 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, January 13, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Brian Roach. Brian, welcome back. Roach: Thanks, Mike. Pearson: Brian, it is Friday the 13th. Are...

Governor Terry Branstad
January 13, 2017 | 29 min

Transition time. Iowa's Governor's Office focusing on maintaining momentum, seamless transition. We're questioning republican Governor and U.S. Ambassador nominee Terry Branstad on this edition of...

kale salad
January 12, 2017 | 00:38

This fresh and lemony salad makes a wonderful side dish or a light supper. It tastes even better when prepared an hour or so ahead of time.

Condition of the State 2017: Reporters' Roundtable
January 10, 2017 | 17 min

Reporters discuss Governor Terry E. Branstad’s Condition of the State Address presented to the Iowa Legislature on Tuesday, January 10.

U.S. Farmers Asking for More Visa Workers
January 4, 2017 | 7 min

At least one California farmer is expecting a smaller pool of migrant labor in 2017 and invested $600,000 in automated equipment. His hedge is based on Donald Trump’s campaign trail promise to deport...