Horticulturist Richard Jauron Retires

A heartfelt tribute to ISU Extension Horticulturist Richard Jauron who is retiring.

Summer Is Officially Over And It's Time To Bring Your Plants Indoors

Summer has come to an end and if your houseplants have been vacationing outside it's time to bring them in. The "hort gang" explains how to transition your plants indoors for the cooler months ahead.

Linn-Mar High Schooler Crafts Pandemic-Inspired Cookbook For Kids

Elizabeth Low is a high school senior at Linn-Mar. She loves to cook and had big plans to share her skills with other students this summer by teaching cooking classes through the Marion Youth Coalition. But when the pandemic scrambled that plan, her vision got bigger.

"The White Man Who Stayed" Tells A Story Of Activism During The Civil Rights Era

Jim Autry talks about life in the Deep South and his cousin, Douglas Autry, who chose to live, during a time when segregation was the norm, in Mississippi.

"The White Man Who Stayed" Tells A Story Of Activism During The Civil Rights Era

The Genesis Behind The Iowa African American Heritage Trail

Exploring the past with Charles Pearson as he continues to develop the Iowa African American Heritage Trail.

A New Exhibit On Activism Recorded History As It Happened

LaNisha Cassell, Executive Director of the African American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids, explains the museum's latest exhibit: Unwavering: 21st Century Activism.

Leaky Roofs And Other Home Improvement Questions Answered

Home improvement expert Bill McAnally joins Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe to talk about repairing leaky roofs and answer listener questions about the projects, repairs and remodels in their lives.

The Language Of Pandemic

Host Charity Nebbe talks with grammar and language scholar Patricia O'Connor about the words and phrases the COVID-19 pandemic has added to our collective vocabulary

Time To Start Thinking About Spring Blossoms

Right now we're anticipating the rich yellows, oranges and reds of fall, but it's also time to start thinking about the vibrant colors of spring. On this edition of Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe and the "hort gang" talk about planning for and planting spring blooming bulbs.

The Future Of Iowa's Museums

On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with museum professionals from around the state, including the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum, the Museum of Danish America, the Science Center of Iowa and the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, about how they see their futures.

Reid Forgrave's "Love, Zac" Tells Tragic Story Of Indianola Football Player

Zac Easter of Indianola loved football. He was driven to be the best, but concussion after concussion led to the end of his football career and ultimately ended his life.

Reid Forgrave's "Love, Zac" Tells Tragic Story Of Indianola Football Player

An Uneventful Summer For Invasive Insects Throughout Iowa

A 2020 insect update and gardening questions answered.

Two Iowa Auditoriums Face An Uncertain Future Due To A Pandemic And Budget Cuts

Two of Iowa's premiere performing arts venues are under pressure from the pandemic and from budget cuts. A conversation about the future of C.Y. Stephens in Ames and Hancher in Iowa City.

Two Iowa Auditoriums Face An Uncertain Future Due To A Pandemic And Budget Cuts

Supper Clubs Of Iowa's Past And Present

A nice meal, a friendly atmosphere, maybe a little dancing... Supper clubs had it all.

Exploring Secrets And Silence In Brit Bennett's "The Mothers"

It's the September meeting of the Talk of Iowa book club. Host Charity Nebbe is joined by Shanna Benjamin, an independent scholar with a specialization in Black women writers; Roslin Thompson, library director at Knoxville Public Library and poet Emily Spencer to discuss this New York Times Best Seller and All Iowa Reads 2020 selection.

Prolong The Taste Of Summer By Storing Your Late Season Produce

Horticulturists Ajay Nair and Richard Jauron join host Charity Nebbe with tips and tricks for harvesting and storing winter squash, sweet potatoes, beets and other late season produce on this episode of Talk of Iowa.

Prolong The Taste Of Summer By Storing Your Late Season Produce

Extensive Screen And Couch Time Could Have Long-Term Impact On Kids' Health

On this episode of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe is joined by pediatrician Dr. Jennifer Groos for a look at how sedentary behaviors may be exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and sedentary behaviors specialist Lucas Carr offers tools to decrease the amount of time spent sitting while working from home.

Extensive Screen And Couch Time Could Have Long-Term Impact On Kids' Health

Author Lyz Lenz Challenges Cultural Myths Around Pregnancy In New Book, "Belabored"

Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women is part memoir, part history and part manifesto. On this episode of Talk of Iowa, Lenz joins host Charity Nebbe for a look at her second book.

Author Lyz Lenz Challenges Cultural Myths Around Pregnancy In New Book, "Belabored"

Iowa's New Black-Owned Bookstore

Charity Nebbe speaks with Amber Collins, the owner of a new, and possibly the first, Black-owned book store in Iowa.

How Wildlife Recover From Natural Disaster

A discussion about the animals affected by Derecho2020.

How Wildlife Recover From Natural Disaster