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America's Heartland

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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365371275/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sarah Gardner visits a farming program helping Armed Services veterans transition from combat to life on the land. Jason Shoultz travels to Minnesota where immigrant members of the Hmong community are starting out in farming. Sharon Profis heads to the kitchen for a recipe on deep-fried avocado... /episodes/get/29894 /episode/29894 1016 /episode-player/29894

Veterans transition from combat to life on the land. Hmong farming community.

Air date:
Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365371222/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Jason Shoultz visits Illinois where one farm’s “country connection” also means weddings. Sarah Gardner meets two Michigan sisters earning honors for their environmental work while growing ripe red apples. The future for one California farm is in the heart of a major city. Rob Stewart meets an... /episodes/get/29726 /episode/29726 1015 /episode-player/29726

Visit a wedding farm. Michigan sisters growing ripe red apples. Campfire cooking rancher.

Air date:
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365347343/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rob Stewart finds out how climate change is affecting American agriculture. Sarah Gardner travels to Washington State where farmers learn to do more with less water. Jason Shoultz takes to the fields as Georgia farmers use new technology to stretch scare water supplies. And Jason joins... /episodes/get/33594 /episode/33594 1014 /episode-player/33594

Climate change affecting American agriculture, farmers learn to do more with less water

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Wed, 12/10/2014 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365347315/?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/33432 /episode/33432 1013 /episode-player/33432

Cotton, cotton harvest, cotton fibers are transformed into denim jeans

Air date:
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365347243/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rob Stewart heads to class with high school students learning to be farmers. Yolanda Vazquez jumps aboard a New Jersey school bus powered by soybeans. Sharon Profis serves up cheese flavored biscuits. Jason Shoultz meets a Minnesota farmer with an environmental message for third grade students. /episodes/get/33310 /episode/33310 1012 /episode-player/33310

High school farming students, school bus powered by soybeans, cheese biscuits

Air date:
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365347181/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rob Stewart meets an Alabama farmer who credits a serious accident for his success. Sarah Gardner sets sail off the coast of New England for a harvest of seafood. Jason Shoultz discovers how Florida officials battle bugs and bacteria to make our food safer. Rob Stewart takes to the woods to face a... /episodes/get/33180 /episode/33180 1011 /episode-player/33180

Battling bugs and bacteria to make our food safer, into the woods to encounter feral hogs

Air date:
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 05:00
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