The Big Show
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 2008/25/14
Bob at Farm Progress Show for Media Day while Doug covers markets and weather from studio. Chip Flory with a Pro Farmer Crop Tour update too.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 19
Bob & Doug chat with Pro Farmer's Chip Flory during their Crop Tour. Dr. Ron Plain from Missouri breaks down the hog market and Pioneer agronomist Nick Hansen on his area's crops.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 18
Bob & Doug in studio as the Pro Farmer Crop Tour begins. Chip Flory calls in with a report. Mark Peterson of Practical Farmers talks cover crops & Aubrey from the Weather Service outlines the forecast.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 15
Bob, Doug & Mark from Crystal Studios visiting with pork producer Heather Hora, some FFA & 4H youth, Shannon Latham and Don Foley. The Lee Kline takes us home with some impressive "stats" from the Fair.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 14
Bob, Doug & Mark from the Iowa State Fair helping celebrate the Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers turn 10 years old! The guys also talk renewables fuels and learn about the sheep industry in the state.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 13
Bob, Doug & Mark from the Iowa State Fair. The Pork Queen stops in, as do 4H & FFA'ers in the first half hour. Michelle with IA Beef at 12:15 and Bob Sinclair recaps Governor's Steer Show experience at 12:40.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 12
Bob, Doug & Mark from the Iowa State Fair listen as an old John Deere gets fired up. Bachelorette finalist and Iowa native Chris Soules stops in. Gretta Irwin of the Turkey Federation brings food. Plus Duane from Concept By Iowa Hearing.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 11
Veteran's Day at the Iowa State Fair as Bob broadcasts from the Titan Tire tent. Doug & Mark in studio visiting with FFA and 4H youth. Also TJ Page with Renewable Fuels and Doug's interview with trade ambassador Michael Froman.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 8
Bob, Doug & Mark at State Fair for Day 2. Congressman Steve King stops by the Crystal Studio, members of 4H & FFA, a 9 year old fiddler, a Pioneer agronomist, Mike Pearson talking Governor's Steer Show and the cherry on top: Lee Kline.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 7
Day 1 of the Iowa State Fair, Bob at Farm Bureau Park with Doug & Mark in the Crystal Studio avoiding the rain. Gov. Branstad & Lt. Gov. Reynolds stop by early in the show and some FFA and 4H youth talk about what they're up to at the Fair.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 6
Day before the State Fair officially begins and Bob is broadcasting from the Cattlemen's Beef Quarters talking about something new to the Fair: Schmacon! Doug & Mark in studio covering markets, weather & a special report with USDA Ag Sec. Vilsack.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 5
Bob at the Stutsmans Open House in Hills, IA. Doug & Mark in studio tracking some rain as it moves across the state and some market insight from Al Kluis.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 4
Bob at DMACC talking Avenue of Breeds with FFA students prior to the start of the State Fair. Also, Iowa Soybean Association President Brian Kemp phones in, fresh off a trade trip to China.
WHO Radio's The Big Show August 1
Bob, Doug & Mark ask IA Corn's Bob Bowman about a biotech trait i corn that has impeded DDG trade with China. A Pioneer agronomist with a crop update. Heather Hora talks racing and Lee Kline toured a few central Iowa towns last week.
WHO Radio's The Big Show July 31
Bob, Doug & Mark in studio with guest Sandy Ehrig of Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa, presenting the award to Almaco of Nevada. Dave Nelson from Belmond highlights their upcoming antique power show and Doug with a special report on greenhouse gases.
WHO Radio's The Big Show July 30
Bob, Doug & Mark get the latest on a letter being sent to all landowners from USDA from Extension's Steve Johnson. Bill Northey shares his concerns about a possible RFS reduction. And a top performer at the Iowa State Fair calls in!
WHO Radio's The Big Show July 29
Bob, Doug & Mark welcome Brian and Adelai from Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers, get a crop update from Brett at Champion Seed and find out what's behind a trend with hay bales with Dale from Dyersville.
WHO Radio's The Big Show July 28
Bob, Doug & Mark get the latest on PED reporting from Dr. Brian McCluskey with APHIS. Corn rootworm and soybean aphid topics covered by FC Coop's Todd Claussen. And China banning DDG imports with Mir 162 trait, Julius Schaaf of US Grains calls in.
WHO Radio's The Big Show July 25
Bob, Doug & Mark in studio learning about a new app that some are calling the "Instagram of Agriclture." Gene Willis from Van Wall talks about better farm practices & Lee Kline with a "decorative" story.
WHO Radio's The Big Show July 24
Bob, Doug & Mark talk cover crops with Practical Farmer's Mark Peterson. An IA Watershed alliance is hosting a "float" day, Annette Sweeney with more. And former Iowa football player Tim Dwight details solar & wind power in the state.
- Des Moines, IA