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

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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America's Heartland

Uncover the secret of Louisiana's most famous hot sauce. Visit the Ohio farm where Hollywood came to stay. Connect with the past in renovating century old barns. Uncover the farming "roots" of America's first president.

  • 2016-08-28T01:30:00-07:00
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