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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/q9BZmRah7EB6jQSr4dVjxQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Western New England’s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries. In many ways it is the birthplace of American agriculture that exists to this day. The Connecticut River Valley is home to New England’s longest river, a remnant of the last Ice Age. But the receding glaciers... /episodes/get/22013 /episode/22013 A Long Row in Fertile Ground /episode-player/22013

Western New England?s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries, through waves of migration, technological innovation and economic uncertainty. In many ways it is the birthplace for American agriculture that exists to this day. The Connecticut River Valley is home to New England?s longest river, a remnant of the last Ice Age. But the receding glaciers also left behind another gift?some of the richest soil on Earth. This fertile valley has attracted Native Americans and settlers since the early 1600s.

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Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/_YlJiDSTl3t5I3GDknzSHA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Western New England’s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries. In many ways it is the birthplace of American agriculture that exists to this day. The Connecticut River Valley is home to New England’s longest river, a remnant of the last Ice Age. But the receding glaciers... /episodes/get/23153 /episode/23153 A Long Row in Fertile Ground (with Studio Discussion) /episode-player/23153

Examines the rich history & present day status of agriculture in the region.

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Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:30
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