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Tobacco Buyout Payments Come to an End  (#4004)

Tobacco Buyout Payments Come to an End (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:25 PM

The last of the federal Tobacco Buyout checks will be sent to Tobacco Farmers and landowners next month. Read More »

USDA Approves New Modified Corn, Soybean Seeds (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer. Read More »

FDA to Rewrite Proposed Food Safety Rules (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business. Read More »

Fracking Study Finds No Water Pollution (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM

The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania. Read More »

Group Levels Abuse Allegations Against New Mexico Dairy (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Livestock Board has launched an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire... Read More »

Governor Signs First California Groundwater Rules (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:18 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state's management of its groundwater supply, bringing... Read More »
Wildfires burn through Weed and beyond in California (#4004)

Wildfires burn through Weed and beyond in California (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM

It was another week of intense wildfire fighting in tinder-dry California as thousands of homes were threatened and hundreds more were destroyed. Read More »

Indiana Berm to Block Asian Carp from Lake Erie (#4004)

posted on September 18, 2014 at 2:33 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Work could start this fall on building a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes. Read More »

Cuts to Food Stamps Will Only Hit Four States (#4004)

posted on September 18, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found. Read More »
Iowa Public Television Announces 26 Ready for School Communities for 2014-2015 (#0)

Iowa Public Television Announces 26 Ready for School Communities for 2014-2015 (#0)

posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:51 PM

Education specialists work to strengthen math and literacy skills of young Iowa children Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) commitment to early childhood education continues with the expansion of its Ready for School initiative. Educational... Read More »
Honeybees Endure the Sting of Colony Collapse Disorder (#4003)

Honeybees Endure the Sting of Colony Collapse Disorder (#4003)

posted on September 17, 2014 at 3:01 PM

It’s early spring and nearly 60 people have gathered for the Central Iowa Honey Producers’ annual auction. The sale, with its reconditioned and specially-made wares – caters to small-scale beekeepers that own or work with just a few colonies of... Read More »
Introducing Math Adventures! (#0)

Introducing Math Adventures! (#0)

posted on September 17, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Overview Math Adventures: A Math Engagement Program is based on the Iowa Core Standards for Kindergarten.  The goal of the program is to help Kindergarteners improve their math skills. Studies have shown that early math skills are... Read More »
U.S. Diplomacy (#0)

U.S. Diplomacy (#0)

posted on September 16, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Diplomacy is a key concept that students need to grasp as citizens of a global society. Various roles of U.S. diplomats exist in embassies and consulates around the world and at the U.S. Department of State. Yet, their mission is clear — to... Read More »
IPTV Continues to Provide Educators with Mandatory Reporter Training Free of Charge (#0)

IPTV Continues to Provide Educators with Mandatory Reporter Training Free of Charge (#0)

posted on September 15, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Public Television is excited to offer the Mandatory Reporter Training for Child & Dependent Adult Abuse online for school administrators, teachers, school support staff, and others who interact with students in Iowa. This training is... Read More »
Market to Market (September 12, 2014) (#4003)

Market to Market (September 12, 2014) (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Full Program: Mother Nature displays her ominous power from the South Pacific to South Dakota. House lawmakers side with farmers against an Obama Administration proposal on water. Wounded by the sting of disease, some of agriculture's busiest workers struggle to... 27:44 Read More »

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