boating http://iowapublicradio.org en Invasive Species: Air and Water http://iowapublicradio.org/post/invasive-species-air-and-water <p>The Emerald Ash Borer is spreading through Iowa. &nbsp;It has now been found in Burlington. &nbsp;Hear how the insect spreads and what is being done about it. &nbsp;New rules are in effect for boaters on Iowa's waterways aimed at preventing the spread of invasive plants and animals.</p><p>Also, in the second half of the program, we talk about a Cuban baseball player that defected to the U.S. while in Des Moines. &nbsp;And we wrap up the hour with a discussion about the weather and how Iowa's crops are reacting.</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:04:26 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 24236 at http://iowapublicradio.org Invasive Species: Air and Water Safety on the Water http://iowapublicradio.org/post/safety-water <p>Last week a man was killed in a boating incident on the Cedar River, and over the weekend a man had a close call while trying to rescue a child on Clear Lake. &nbsp;What are the rules and what are the good and bad ideas on the water? &nbsp;Also, hear about preventing recreational water illnesses.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:46:14 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 22660 at http://iowapublicradio.org Safety on the Water Sense of Adventure: Sailing on the Pacific http://iowapublicradio.org/post/sense-adventure-sailing-pacific <p>This week Hy-Vee's retired chairman and CEO, Ric Jurgens, was honored by the Food Marketing Institute. On the first half of this River to River show, host Ben Kieffer listens back to <a href="http://news.iowapublicradio.org/post/retired-hy-vee-ceo-ric-jurgens-health-and-wellness" target="_blank">his 2012 interview with Jurgens</a> about the evolution of food shopping. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:46:41 +0000 Ben Kieffer 13969 at http://iowapublicradio.org Sense of Adventure: Sailing on the Pacific