America's Heartland

Discover how sea oats are helping one state save its shoreline. Visit a North Carolina nursery using robots to deliver plants for your garden. Examine the research going into creating new plants at Burpee Seeds. Find out how pears can sweeten your main dish meals.



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America's Heartland

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.

  • 2016-07-24T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

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.

  • 2016-07-31T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

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.

  • 2016-08-07T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

Sample new varieties of sunflower snacks. Check out the research to "build a better tomato." See how the National Seed Bank protects America's crops. Dig into the story of how science is improving our soils.



  • 2016-08-14T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

Discover the dirt on farming without soil. Climb to the heights for a look at a supermarket rooftop garden. Scientists bring in a colorful crop of algae. And haul in a watery harvest of seaweed.

  • 2016-08-21T01:30:00-07:00
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