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Statue at U.S. Capitol Honors Borlaug (#4008)

Statue at U.S. Capitol Honors Borlaug (#4008)

posted on October 17, 2014 at 6:42 PM

To honor the man credited with saving more lives than anyone who has ever lived, a statue was commissioned to be placed in the U.S. Capitol. 05:26 Read More »
"Field of Dreams" Film Celebrates its 25th Anniversary (#4007)

"Field of Dreams" Film Celebrates its 25th Anniversary (#4007)

posted on October 10, 2014 at 4:05 PM

"Field of Dreams" is an iconic movie about baseball, family and rural America. 2014 marks its 25th Anniversary. 07:24 Read More »
2014 World Food Prize (#2014)

2014 World Food Prize (#2014)

posted on October 8, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Full Program: Recorded: Thursday, October 16, 2014 DES MOINES, IOWA - Live coverage of the World Food Prize, honoring outstanding individuals who strive to improve the quality, quantity or availability of food throughout the world. The World Food Prize... 01:19:59 Read More »
Farmers and Fishermen Work Together to Restore Habitat (#4006)

Farmers and Fishermen Work Together to Restore Habitat (#4006)

posted on October 3, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Farmers and government work together to restore Iowa trout streams 07:50 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#406) (#406)

Iowa Outdoors (#406) (#406)

posted on October 2, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Full Program: In this edition we look back at some of our favorite adventures. Throughout our first four seasons, we've shown you some adventurous ways to explore our state. We’ll reintroduce you to a trio of kiteboarding Iowans, soar through the treetops on the... 28:46 Read More »
Apprentice Artist 40th Anniversary | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Le Comte Ory (The Count Ory) (#0)

Apprentice Artist 40th Anniversary | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Le Comte Ory (The Count Ory) (#0)

posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:36 PM

From its founding, Des Moines Metro Opera’s vision included developing a singer training program. Today the Apprentice Artist Program draws some of the nation’s top talent. In honor of the program’s 40th Anniversary, we explore the unique... 05:00 Read More »
Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids (#4005)

Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids (#4005)

posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:35 PM

In Knoxville, Iowa, 31 contestants work their best “auction cry” to prove themselves worthy of the title ‘World Champion Auctioneer.” 04:25 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 »
Whiskey Maker Takes Shot at Value-Added Agriculture (#4004)

Whiskey Maker Takes Shot at Value-Added Agriculture (#4004)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 5:55 PM

60th birthday celebrations often poke fun at those nearing retirement, but the folks at Templeton Rye aren’t ready to ride off into the sunset. And with plenty of good natured ribbing served up at this milestone event, it was the main course... 05:24 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

posted on September 8, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Full Program: From scuba diving Okoboji to the high dynamic landscapes of the Loess Hills, we venture back into the archives for our best photographic journeys. 28:45 Read More »
Farming brothers turn fame into ag-vocacy for industry (#4002)

Farming brothers turn fame into ag-vocacy for industry (#4002)

posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:15 PM

As the counter clicks to 30 million views, the farming brothers turn viral video career into ag-vocacy work around the world. The Peterson Brothers of Assaria, Kansas have continue to produce beef and commodity crops and music parodies. 07:22 Read More »
Feds Shift Food Aid Practices (#4001)

Feds Shift Food Aid Practices (#4001)

posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:23 PM

The U.S. government has begun buying some of the food it donates for international aid from suppliers and farmers in developing nations. This signals a step away from a decades-old tradition of buying all donated food solely from within the United... 6:31 Read More »
Fish tanks at the DNR Building (#404)

Fish tanks at the DNR Building (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Each year, Iowa Department of Natural Resources staff members pull off the complicated, but carefully coordinated job of moving a variety of water species from Iowa's lakes and rivers to large fish tanks on display to the public at the Iowa State... 03:17 Read More »
Fly tying at the Fair (#404)

Fly tying at the Fair (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:26 PM

A newer competition at the Iowa State Fair lures in anglers to test their fly tying ability and creativity. 03:12 Read More »
Master Gardeners' serene oasis on the Fairgrounds (#404)

Master Gardeners' serene oasis on the Fairgrounds (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Master Gardeners maintain several gardens in Polk County, including the colorful and educational collection of plants and flowers in the Discovery Garden on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The garden provides fairgoers a quiet resting place and a... 05:53 Read More »
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