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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 »
Archery and bowfishing (#404)

Archery and bowfishing (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:25 PM

The State Fair provides an opportunity for people of all ages to try the skill sport of archery. Some Iowans are taking that skill to the water for the unique sport of bowfishing. 06:37 Read More »
Outdoors photographers compete at Iowa State Fair (#404)

Outdoors photographers compete at Iowa State Fair (#404)

posted on August 6, 2014 at 5:25 PM

Outdoors photographers enter their favorite and best images of the year in the annual Iowa State Fair Photography Salon. It's one of the largest photography competitions of its type in the country. 05:49 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 »
Cinema Iowa | Iowa Talent (#101)

Cinema Iowa | Iowa Talent (#101)

posted on August 1, 2014 at 8:38 PM

A clip from the Iowa Public Television's Cinema Iowa. Learn about Iowa’s film history, its film future and meet some up and coming filmmakers who are putting their mark on the industry. 01:20 Read More »
Cinema Iowa | Jacob Moyer on Making Films in Iowa (#101)

Cinema Iowa | Jacob Moyer on Making Films in Iowa (#101)

posted on August 1, 2014 at 8:36 PM

A clip from the Iowa Public Television's Cinema Iowa. Learn about Iowa’s film history, its film future and meet some up and coming filmmakers who are putting their mark on the industry. 03:05 Read More »
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