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America's Heartland

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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365623462/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false America’s Heartland takes you to California’s olive groves to meet the growers and learn more about the processing of the green and golden liquid. We’ll also talk to the experts at the University of California-Davis whose olive oil research is giving consumers new information about claims... /episodes/get/39706 /episode/39706 1118 /episode-player/39706

It's all about olive oil! New techniques in raising a centuries old farm product. Olive oil producers compete for the best in show. Consumers learn about cooking correctly.

Air date:
Wed, 01/06/2016 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365618989/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rob Stewart takes us down south for a Georgia watermelon harvest. Kristen Simoes heads to California to meet a ranching family whose land is focused on cattle and conservation. Sharon Profis dishes up a special way to serve “greens” with a unique spinach recipe. Sarah Gardner finds herself... /episodes/get/39582 /episode/39582 1117 /episode-player/39582

Learning new skills at sheep shearing school. California cattle ranchers work to save historic grasslands. Heavy lifting at a Georgia watermelon harvest.

Air date:
Wed, 12/30/2015 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365618949/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Jason Shoultz visits a very different kind of dairy in Oregon where it’s all about milk, bicycle racing and midget sprint cars. Sarah Gardner finds students learning all about dair- thanks to a traveling cow and calf. Rob Stewart takes us to Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts where maple syrup is... /episodes/get/39236 /episode/39236 1116 /episode-player/39236

It's milk bottling, race cars and baseball at a special Oregon Dairy. Traveling cows teach California students about agriculture. Maple sugar making at a historic New England farm community. Beekeepers harvest special "Tupelo Honey."

Air date:
Wed, 12/23/2015 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365615760/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Soybeans touch every aspect of our daily lives from the food we eat to items that we use at home, school, and the office. Rob visits an Illinois farm family that also sees soybeans as important to America’s image overseas. Come along to a New England farm dating back before the American Revolution... /episodes/get/38966 /episode/38966 1115 /episode-player/38966

A New England family works to make a 300 year old farm successful. An Illinois farm family sees soybeans as critical to America's overseas trade. A holiday drive jump starts a flower farm career for a California family.

Air date:
Wed, 12/16/2015 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365615677/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Saddle up for a cattle roundup-this time in Florida. Rob Stewart meets a successful woman rancher whose work centers on cattle and conservation. Jason Shoultz discovers beginning farmers in Oregon taking an “Old School” approach to working the land by using draft horses. We’ll take you to Oregon... /episodes/get/38681 /episode/38681 1114 /episode-player/38681

A successful Florida woman rancher's work centers on cattle and conservation. Beginning farmers in Oregon take an "old school" approach in working their land with draft horses. A palm tree harvest at a California date ranch. It's a farm to beer connection in Milwaukee.

Air date:
Wed, 12/09/2015 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365604209/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sarah Gardner meets musician Rodney Dillard who came to fame on the Andy Griffith Show and is now returning to his farming roots. Reporter Akiba Howard spends time with singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey in his salute to America’s farmers and ranchers. Sharon Profis shows you how to turn a... /episodes/get/38490 /episode/38490 1113 /episode-player/38490

Country music star Rodney Dillard returns to his farming roots. Cowboy musician Michael Martin Murphey saddles up for a concert honoring farmers and ranchers. California farmers recreate an old time harvest.

Air date:
Wed, 12/02/2015 - 05:00
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