America's Heartland

Visit a working dog training school in Nebraska where dogs learn how to handle sheep and cattle roundups. A Texas program takes feral cats and provides them to farmers and ranchers to help battle rodent problems. U.S. Customs agents use specially trained dogs to discover unwelcome pests coming in from shipments overseas. Barn owls help to keep down pest populations in California vineyards.



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America's Heartland

A California farmer helps you raise exotic mushrooms at home. A New Mexico program for beginning farmers. Native American tribes bring in a wild rice harvest in Minnesota. Mississippi rural life is celebrated in blues music.

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America's Heartland

An Ohio farm family sells to markets overseas. A young Virginian returns to his farming roots. Farm to fork carrot soup. The "Big Apple" means produce success for a New York farm family.

  • 2016-10-09T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

Arkansas soybeans make their way into dozens of products. Georgia farmers haul in a harvest of peanuts. Equine fans celebrate Tennessee "Mule Days." It's a field of spiny plants for Arizona cactus farmers.

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America's Heartland

A California farmer finds success with sweet potato vodka. Iowa farmers turn their corn fields into vineyards. Farm to Fork Candied Orange Salad. Wisconsin's "Sassy Cows Creamery" creates specialty dairy products.

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