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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008299587/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A dad returns to the farm after a long career away from the land. Parents are giving their young children the skills to one day take over their Nebraska wheat farming operations. See how American wheat is benefiting food choices for both people and animals in Africa. Visit an Idaho farm where the... /episodes/get/63416 /episode/63416 1311 /episode-player/63416

Reporter Rob Stewart says that it's usually sons and daughters that follow in the footsteps of their farming parents. At this Indiana farm, however, it's dad who's returned to the farm after a long career away from the land. Akiba Howard visits a Nebraska wheat farm where the parents are giving their young children the skills to one day take over their farming operations. Jason Shoultz travels to Africa to see how American wheat is benefitting food choices for both people and animals. And we visit an Idaho farm where the focus is all about barley to create distinctive beers.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:37
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008298086/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false It’s all about cotton! Rob Stewart takes viewers to a Louisiana cotton harvest. You’ll learn how cotton fibers are transformed into denim jeans. And you’ll discover why cotton seed is a favorite with dairy farmers. /episodes/get/62643 /episode/62643 1310 /episode-player/62643

It's all about cotton! Rob Stewart takes viewers to a Louisiana cotton harvest. You'll learn how cotton fibers are transformed into denim jeans. And you'll discover why cotton seed is a favorite with dairy farmers.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:18
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008295150/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Meet a Minnesota artist who created a career in painting cows. Travel to Nebraska where art students expand their horizons on a one of a kind art farm. California artists and farmers share space to capture Golden State images and we’ll take you to Colorado where one artist uses grain silos to... /episodes/get/62511 /episode/62511 1309 /episode-player/62511

Reporter Sarah Gardner shares a unique look at American agriculture as depicted by artists who share a view of the nation's rural landscapes in colorful and dramatic ways. You'll meet a Minnesota artist who created a career in painting cows. Travel to Nebraska where art students expand their horizons on a one of a kind art farm. California artists and farmers share space to capture Golden State images and we'll take you to Colorado where one artist uses grain silos to create a huge canvass that celebrates rural living.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:12
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008294212/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family. Visit the farm that has been one of the country's top corn producers every year since 2000. Sample a unique vintage of wine from Wyoming and join some New Mexico residents bringing the produce from an Albuquerque urban farm. /episodes/get/62391 /episode/62391 1308 /episode-player/62391

Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family. Visit the farm that has been one of the country's top corn producers every year since 2000. Sample a unique vintage of wine from Wyoming and join some New Mexico residents bringing the produce from an Albuquerque urban farm.

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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:06
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008291159/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false If you’re eating more rice in your meals these days, you’re not alone. Thanks to consumers with more adventurous tastes and changes in America’s ethnic makeup, rice consumption has grown dramatically. Rice farmers in Louisiana bring in a double harvest in their rice fields, meet an Arkansas farmer... /episodes/get/62262 /episode/62262 1307 /episode-player/62262

Reporter Sarah Gardner says if you're eating more rice in your meals these days, you're not alone. Thanks to consumers with more adventurous tastes and changes in America's ethnic makeup, rice consumption has grown dramatically. Rice farmers in Louisiana bring in a double harvest in their rice fields: rice and bright red crawfish. Meet an Arkansas farmer raising special rice for Japanese diners. And a California rice grower gets some help from school children in saving wild duck eggs.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:50
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008289652/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Reporter Sarah Gardner takes us to New Mexico where urban gardening finds a growing fan base in Albuquerque. Yolanda Vazquez discovers a 300 year old farm in the heart of New York City. Jason Shoultz visits a New England farm family working to avoid the crush of urbanization in historic Lexington... /episodes/get/61996 /episode/61996 1306 /episode-player/61996

Reporter Sarah Gardner takes us to New Mexico where urban gardening finds a growing fan base in Albuquerque. Yolanda Vazquez discovers a 300 year old farm in the heart of New York City. Jason Shoultz visits a New England farm family working to avoid the crush of urbanization in historic Lexington, Massachusetts. A California woman finds success by farming mushrooms in the heart of Sacramento.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:43
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