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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008289427/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Meet an Oklahoma farmer developing new ways to meet a growing sesame seed demand worldwide.You may not be familiar with the term, Pulse Crops, but researchers in North Dakota are developing new uses for this important group of legumes. A group of California nuns is turning out unique olive oil and... /episodes/get/61655 /episode/61655 1305 /episode-player/61655

Reporter Rob Stewart shares some unusual crops with you on this episode. Ever wonder where those sesame seeds come from that end up on your fast food hamburger bun? Meet an Oklahoma farmer developing new ways to meet a growing sesame seed demand worldwide. You may not be familiar with the term, Pulse Crops, but you've enjoyed the beans and peas that make up this segment of farm crops. Now researchers in North Dakota are developing new uses for this important group of legumes.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:35
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008288732/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Saddle up for a rodeo riding school in Montana. Visit a California farm community pulling together to save pollinating honeybees. An Arkansas rancher rounds up a large and growing herd of buffalo. /episodes/get/61524 /episode/61524 1304 /episode-player/61524

Saddle up for a rodeo riding school in Montana. Visit a California farm community pulling together to save pollinating honeybees. An Arkansas rancher rounds up a large and growing herd of buffalo.

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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:11
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008288248/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rob Stewart visits a California forester transforming hardwoods into heirloom furniture. Kristen Simoes travels to Montana where the Spring Creek Ranch diversifies their cattle operation with world class fly fishing. Sharon Profis hauls in a culinary catch with a shrimp and scallop bake. Jason... /episodes/get/61523 /episode/61523 1303 /episode-player/61523

Rob Stewart visits a California forester transforming hardwoods into heirloom furniture. Kristen Simoes travels to Montana where the Spring Creek Ranch diversifies their cattle operation with world class fly fishing. Sharon Profis hauls in a culinary catch with a shrimp and scallop bake. Jason Shoultz joins one farm family sharing their love of old time travel with horse and buggy outings.

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Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:08
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008168075/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sarah Gardner takes you to North Dakota where scientists are developing new kinds of sunflower seed snacks. Akiba Howard profiles research on building a better tomato. Jason Shoultz reveals how entire lines of seed stock are protected at the National Seed Bank. Stephanie O’Neill discovers how... /episodes/get/60455 /episode/60455 1301 /episode-player/60455

Reporter Sarah Gardner takes you to North Dakota where scientists are developing new kinds of sunflower seed snacks. Reporter Akiba Howard profiles research on "building a better tomato." Jason Shoultz reveals how entire lines of seed stock are protected at the National Seed Bank. Reporter Stephanie O'Neill discovers how researchers in California and Pennsylvania work to improve soil for better crops.

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Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365634794/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Jason Shoultz takes you to Florida where a special farm program helps young men and women facing difficulties. Kristen Simoes visits the asparagus fields of northern California where the tall thin vegetables can sometimes grow up to a foot a day. Sarah Gardner discovers how Ohio farmer Bob Evans... /episodes/get/40110 /episode/40110 1120 /episode-player/40110

A Florida ranch helps troubled youths find a better future. California farmers rush to deliver fresh seasonal asparagus. Iowa's historic Amana Colonies continue a farming tradition. Discover how farm fresh sausage kicked off the Bob Evans Restaurants story.

Air date:
Wed, 01/20/2016 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365623562/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rob Stewart takes you to Illinois where a special program has brought wild bison back to the prairie for the first time since the 1840’s. Jason Shoultz introduces you to a California farmer whose family hobby turned into a successful winemaking business. Sharon Profis dishes up a rich and flavorful... /episodes/get/39911 /episode/39911 1119 /episode-player/39911

Bringing buffalo back to Illinois grasslands. A California man's hobby becomes a successful winemaking operation. Farm to fork Rice main dish meals. A Minnesota company transforms farm fresh cucumbers into old time pickle favorites.

Air date:
Wed, 01/13/2016 - 05:00
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