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Market to Market (September 19, 2014) (#4004)

Market to Market (September 19, 2014) (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 7:18 PM

Full Program: Wildfires rage in California, blackening thousands of acres and destroying hundreds of homes. Tobacco growers prepare for Uncle Sam’s support of their commodity to go up in smoke. With a history rooted in moonshine, Midwestern distillers take a... 27:47 Read More »
Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) (#4202)

Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) (#4202)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Full Program: Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will look back at last weekend’s 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry, discuss the 2014 elections and look ahead to what Senator Harkin still wants to accomplish in... 28:34 Read More »
Market Analysis: Ted Seifried (#4004)

Market Analysis: Ted Seifried (#4004)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Analyst Ted Seifried discusses the markets with host Mike Pearson. Read More »
Sen. Harkin: "This healthcare bill is working." (#4202)

Sen. Harkin: "This healthcare bill is working." (#4202)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin admits the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had a bumpy start, but he says the bill is working, because 7.3 million Americans who didn't have insurance are now covered. He says he advised every Democrat running for office to go out... 02:09 Read More »
Sen. Harkin says Hillary still deciding whether or not to run (#4202)

Sen. Harkin says Hillary still deciding whether or not to run (#4202)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:17 PM

Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin says he wouldn't be surprised either way if Hillary Clinton decides to run for president or passes on the opportunity. He says he had private conversations with her during her recent visit to Iowa. "I think this is weighing... 01:08 Read More »
Sen. Harkin says he has reservations about Syria strategy (#4202)

Sen. Harkin says he has reservations about Syria strategy (#4202)

posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin says he has serious reservations about the U.S. plan in Syria. He also says U.S. allies in the region need to step up and do more. He singled out Saudi Arabia, in particular, as not doing enough. 03:47 Read More »
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 »
Market Plus: Ted Seifried (#4004)

Market Plus: Ted Seifried (#4004)

posted on September 18, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Market Analyst Ted Seifried discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. 08:58 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 »
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