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Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:09 PM

The possibilities of this genetic engineering are endless, and everyone from medicine to industry is scrambling to adopt it and adapt it to their specific needs. 02:07 Read More »
Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Genetic engineering changes or manipulates genes in order to achieve specific results, and there are many ways to "engineer" genetic material including fixing defective genes, replacing missing genes, copying or cloning genes, or combining genes. 02:00 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 »
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 »
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 »
4H Robotic Challenge with Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2014 (#4504)

4H Robotic Challenge with Wardell | Iowa State Fair 2014 (#4504)

posted on August 14, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Dan Wardell explores what kids are doing with robots at the Iowa State Fair. 02:45 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#404) (#404)

Iowa Outdoors (#404) (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Full Program: On this edition of Iowa Outdoors, a State Fair special showcasing archery, the DNR's fly tying competition, master gardening at the fairgrounds, and the impressive work of outdoor shutter bugs at the annual photography salon. Visit our FAIR Site! 28:44 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#403) (#403)

Iowa Outdoors (#403) (#403)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Full Program: Discover how farmers and government are working together to benefit trout populations and water quality, learn about the 17-year cicadas, see how the DNR has reintroduced Trumpeter swans to Iowa, and go canoeing on the Upper Iowa River. 28:46 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#402) (#402)

Iowa Outdoors (#402) (#402)

posted on June 5, 2014 at 1:47 PM

Full Program: Visit the bluffs along the Mississippi River in northeast Iowa, where once-endangered peregrine falcons now fly freely in their native habitat, and explore the beauty of Reiman Gardens, the 17-acre horticulture garden at Iowa State University in... 28:46 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#401) (#401)

Iowa Outdoors (#401) (#401)

posted on May 1, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Full Program: Join Iowa geocachers for a high-tech game of hide-and-seek. Explore the vast variety of plants and interesting displays inside the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Go along with Iowa DNR researchers as they learn more about shovelnose... 27:43 Read More »
Geocachers hunt for hidden treasures (#401)

Geocachers hunt for hidden treasures (#401)

posted on May 1, 2014 at 5:44 PM

In just the last decade, a high-tech, outdoor activity called geocaching has grown in popularity in Iowa. It's easy for anyone to get started, and it's a great way to get out and explore your surroundings in both rural and urban areas. 06:58 Read More »
Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

posted on October 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic... 03:47 Read More »

To Confront Climate Change, US Agriculture Seeks Hardier Breeds That Can Survive Long Droughts (#3750)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:15 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to... Read More »

Livestock Farmers Seek Pause in Ethanol Production (#3750)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based... Read More »

New Site Links MN Farmers to Drought Information (#3748)

posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:13 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP). -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has rolled out a new web site providing information and resources to help farmers cope with the drought conditions that are deepening across southern and western Minnesota. It offers... Read More »
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