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Fair 2017 (Monday, August 14)

Fair 2017 (Monday, August 14)

August 14, 2017 | 59 min

State Fair Parade, Big Animals, Judging New Fair Foods, Bandaloni, Decorated Cakes Contest, Thrillzones, The Way We Live Awards, Tall Corn Contest,...

The Bandaloni with Dan Wardell

Bandaloni with Dan Wardell

August 14, 2017 | 3 min

Dan Wardell is a one man band of fun - and Bandaloni is a one man BAND. :) Put them together and it’s State Fair magic!

In the Weeds (Weed Identification Contest)

In the Weeds (Weed Identification Contest)

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

We all acknowledge that Mike Pearson knows a lot about agriculture - so let’s see how he does in a contest about one of agriculture’s arch enemies -...

Multiple Multiples (Twins, Triplets & and More Contest)

Multiple Multiples (Twins, Triplets & and More Contest)

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

Abby Brown is at the Twins, Triplets and More contest to check out some sibling similarities…and disparities.

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Big Animals

August 14, 2017 | 5 min

They’re hefty…spunky…and chunky. It’s time for a State Fair favorite - the Big Animals!

Northern Farmers Reporting Dicamba Damage

Northern Farmers Reporting Dicamba Damage

August 11, 2017 | 2 min

Monsanto designed the Xtend system so row-crop farmers could deal with weeds tolerant to chemicals like glyphosate. A special formulation of dicamba...

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President Trump Declares State of Emergency Over Opioid Epidemic

August 11, 2017 | 1 min

In rural America, response times for police, fire or EMS can be long ones. When a loved one has overdosed on opioids, the wait can feel like an...

Market Plus: Naomi Blohm

Market Plus: Naomi Blohm

August 11, 2017 | 12 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, August 11, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Naomi Blohm. Naomi, welcome back. Blohm: Thank you...

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Leaked Report Reveals Climate Change Impact Already Being Felt

August 11, 2017 | 2 min

The drought gripping the nation has intensified in the Dakotas, Nebraska and Iowa where - combined - 38 percent of the country’s corn is grown. The...

Market to Market (August 11, 2017)

Market to Market (August 11, 2017)

August 11, 2017 | 25 min

Washington rallies its forces to fight opioid abuse. More farmers are fuming over dicamba’s drift. Global climate change gets extreme for the...

2017 Iowa State Fair Parade

2017 Iowa State Fair Parade

August 9, 2017 | 56 min

Coverage of the 2017 Iowa State Fair Parade in downtown Des Moines.

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Growing Sweet Corn

August 8, 2017

Visit Wilber's Produce in Boone where this family grows acres of amazing Iowa sweet corn.