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Market to Market (August 30, 2013) (#3901)

Market to Market (August 30, 2013) (#3901)

posted on August 30, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Full Program: The battle to contain Western wild fires rages on. Intense summer heat pounds the nation’s midsection. And the legacy of a popular New Deal program runs deep. Market analysis with John Roach. 27:45 Read More »
Market to Market (August 23, 2013) (#3852)

Market to Market (August 23, 2013) (#3852)

posted on August 23, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Full Program: Getting a bite at the supermarket may put more of a bite on you. Crop scouts find a bumper crop while drought worries loom over much of the country. One family is answering the question of how to pass the farm on to the next generation. Market... 27:44 Read More »
Market to Market (August 16, 2013) (#3851)

Market to Market (August 16, 2013) (#3851)

posted on August 16, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Full Program: Persistent drought provides plenty of fuel for western wildfires. A key barometer of the rural economy reveals a slowdown in August. Soybean prices rally in the wake of a bullish report on supply and demand. Market analysis with Sue Martin. 27:44 Read More »
Market to Market (August 9, 2013) (#3850)

Market to Market (August 9, 2013) (#3850)

posted on August 9, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Full Program: U.S. wind energy production surges to an all-time high. Scientists unveil the world’s first hamburger made from bovine stem cells. Environmental watchdogs blame farm runoff for water quality issues from the Gulf of Mexico to municipalities... 24:44 Read More »
Market to Market (August 2, 2013) (#3849)

Market to Market (August 2, 2013) (#3849)

posted on August 2, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Full Program: Closely watched economic reports bring out the bears on Wall Street. Tainted lettuce sickens hundreds of consumers. In yet another year dominated by unusual weather, hay producers struggle to produce a crop. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. 24:46 Read More »
Market to Market (July 26, 2013) (#3848)

Market to Market (July 26, 2013) (#3848)

posted on July 26, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Full Program: Secretary Vilsack explains why an extension of current farm policy is a giant step backwards. Timely rains bring moisture to portions of the Corn Belt, but the outlook is anything but certain. Aging farmers ponder the transition to the next... 27:44 Read More »
Market to Market (July 19, 2013) (#3847)

Market to Market (July 19, 2013) (#3847)

posted on July 19, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Full Program: Californians flee from the flames, while other Americans swelter in a persistent heat wave. Innovators replace man with machine to address a growing labor shortage in the fields. Researchers make a breakthrough in the fight against a lethal swine... 28:44 Read More »
Market to Market (July 12, 2013) (#3846)

Market to Market (July 12, 2013) (#3846)

posted on July 12, 2013 at 6:45 PM

Full Program: House lawmakers approve the Farm Bill, but only by removing nutrition assistance. A train carrying nearly a million gallons of crude oil derails in Canada, killing 50 people. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and... 27:44 Read More »
Augusta Restaurant, Oxford, Iowa (#502)

Augusta Restaurant, Oxford, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:43 AM

You don’t have to travel very far to get both a taste of New Orleans AND an award-winning Iowa staple: a pork tenderloin sandwich. 06:14 Read More »
Little Swan Lake Winery, Dickenson County, Iowa (#502)

Little Swan Lake Winery, Dickenson County, Iowa (#502)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:40 AM

Buffalo, wine and a bed and breakfast in a grain elevator may sound like an improbable combination. But you'll find they all fit together beautifully here at the Little Swan Lake Winery in Dickenson County. 06:20 Read More »
Broadbent Distillery, Norwalk, Iowa (#503)

Broadbent Distillery, Norwalk, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Iowa’s spirits industry is going through a renaissance similar to what our state’s wine and beer industries have gone through, and Broadbent, Iowa’s smallest micro distillery just outside of Norwalk, fits the bill. Starting out as a vineyard, it... 03:23 Read More »
Lake City Tourism, Lake City, Iowa (#503)

Lake City Tourism, Lake City, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Lake City calls itself the town with everything but a lake. It was drained decades ago for farmland. But it's not without its attractions for visitors. Join Dan as he takes in the sites of Lake City, Iowa. 06:49 Read More »
Skydiving, Brooklyn, Iowa (#503)

Skydiving, Brooklyn, Iowa (#503)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:35 AM

Is parachuting from an airplane at 13000 feet on your bucket list? If it is, head to Brooklyn and SkyDive Iowa. 06:23 Read More »
Clay County Fair, Iowa (#504)

Clay County Fair, Iowa (#504)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Every year there are more than one hundred county fairs held in Iowa. In fact, some counties even host more than one. One of the largest is northwest Iowa's Clay County. 05:44 Read More »
Redwood Steakhouse, Anita, Iowa (#505)

Redwood Steakhouse, Anita, Iowa (#505)

posted on July 11, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Steak Houses sprinkled throughout state play just as important of a role in Iowa’s heritage as the cattle industry. And in Anita, Iowa, one small steak house embodies that rich tradition. The Redwood is one of Iowa’s grand old steakhouses,... 04:26 Read More »
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