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#IPTVMarket VoW: Greens Train (#4027)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Greens Train (#4027)

posted on February 25, 2015 at 4:19 PM

Let's get on board the greens train at Scissortail Farms. Here's a look at the aeroponics greenhouse of Scissortail Farms in Tulsa Ok. Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet  (#4026)

#IPTVMarket VoW: All Wet (#4026)

posted on February 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Water is tested daily in the Raccoon River near the Des Moines, Iowa Water Works plant. Here's a close view of the process with a twist. 00:29 Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: Kale in the Wild (#4025)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Kale in the Wild (#4025)

posted on February 11, 2015 at 2:41 PM

Eric Singleton, quality control manager for Scissortail Farms explains the harvest process of aeroponics. Kale is today's featured crop in this video from Tulsa, Oklahoma. 00:45 Read More »
Farmers Studying Farm Bill's Commodity Support Programs (#4030)

Farmers Studying Farm Bill's Commodity Support Programs (#4030)

posted on February 5, 2015 at 12:32 PM

Looming deadlines are putting pressure on farmers trying to weigh new commodity support programs included in the latest Farm Bill. And experts say the new guidelines -- including significant departures from direct payments of recent years – can be... 07:53 Read More »
Female Rancher Honored by Peers in Livestock Industry (#4022)

Female Rancher Honored by Peers in Livestock Industry (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 5:35 PM

A new painting was hung this fall among 350 others portraying the most influential leaders in the nation’s livestock industry over the last century. This time, however, the face in the painting is that of a woman – only the second ever included... 07:14 Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: Driving in North Dakota (#4022)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Driving in North Dakota (#4022)

posted on January 21, 2015 at 4:56 PM

Driving in the middle of the Bakken oil fields can be a challenge. This dashboard video from 2011 shows just how difficult it is to make a left-hand turn. Check the truck to the right and if you listen closely, the squeal of the tires to get... 00:38 Read More »
Obama Brings Broadband Initiative to the Heartland (#4021)

Obama Brings Broadband Initiative to the Heartland (#4021)

posted on January 16, 2015 at 3:30 PM

President Obama traveled to a key farm state Wednesday where he outlined his plan to increase access to affordable, high-speed broadband. 07:43 Read More »
The President Speaks on Promoting Community Broadband  (#0)

The President Speaks on Promoting Community Broadband (#0)

posted on January 13, 2015 at 3:40 PM

On Wednesday, January 14, the President traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa, where he laid out new steps to increase access to affordable, high-speed Internet across the country. Video provided by: www.whitehouse.gov 19:41 Read More »
Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids (#4020)

Livestock Auctioneers Witness Shift to Online Auction Hybrids (#4020)

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:07 PM

In Knoxville, Iowa, 31 contestants work their best “auction cry” to prove themselves worthy of the title ‘World Champion Auctioneer.” 04:33 Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: Filling the Wagon (#4020)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Filling the Wagon (#4020)

posted on January 7, 2015 at 4:43 PM

We use extensions on our cameras when we need just a few more feet or inches. For this video, we attached a GoPro camera to a PVC pipe and put it in the wagon. That allowed for a great view into the wagon as the auger approached. These shots are... 00:34 Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: Night Harvest  (#4019)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Night Harvest (#4019)

posted on December 31, 2014 at 11:43 AM

We use GoPro cameras where we want the good shot, but it is not safe to stand. This would be one of those times. We put a camera between the combine and the catch wagon. Did we mention this was at night? This video was shot in Buchanan County,... 00:30 Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: Baby Lamb (#4018)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Baby Lamb (#4018)

posted on December 24, 2014 at 7:57 AM

A newborn lamb nurses at Petersen Family Farms near Knoxville, Iowa. This lamb was only a few days old when we shot this video in February, 2014. 00:28 Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest (#4017)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest (#4017)

posted on December 17, 2014 at 3:38 PM

The wheat harvest is action packed. We try to get close to the action for the best shot. Here we are near the northern Oklahoma town of Garber for this in-the-moment shot. At times, we get a little dirty, but that's just part of the service here at... 00:31 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors | Season 5 Preview (#408)

Iowa Outdoors | Season 5 Preview (#408)

posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:36 PM

A sneak peek at a few of the stories you'll see in Season 5. 01:50 Read More »
Color the Wind Kite Festival (#408)

Color the Wind Kite Festival (#408)

posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:28 PM

This annual festival draws kite aficionados and spectators to Clear Lake every February for the splash of color and floating spectacle in the sky. It’s an event that thrives on wind, snow and ice. 07:22 Read More »
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