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America's Heartland

America's Heartland

AMERICA'S HEARTLAND celebrates the men and women across who grow the country's crops, raise its livestock, tend its nurseries and prepare its food. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND taps into the national fascination with food and curiosity about unfamiliar places and ways of life, while also exploring the American values of family, hard work and the spirit of independence. The series, produced entirely on location, portrays the worlds of agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture complete with fascinating stories, compelling characters, innovative ideas and enticing travel destinations.

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WGBY World
Sun Apr 14th, 1:00pm
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008575336/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rob Stewart takes us to the ranch of William Randolph Hearst. One of the most famous locations in America is home to a special grass fed cattle operation. Kristen Simoes travels down South to meet an Alabama woman rancher working to improve the environment. Jason Shoultz heads for the World Cattle... /episodes/get/82469 /episode/82469 1312 /episode-player/82469

Rob Stewart takes us to the ranch of William Randolph Hearst. One of the most famous locations in America is home to a special grassfed cattle operation. Kristen Simoes travels down South to meet an Alabama woman rancher working to improve the environment. Jason Shoultz heads for the World Cattle Auctioneering Contest. An Arkansas ranch raises big buffalo.

Air date:
Mon, 01/22/2018 - 20:09
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008287704/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Reporter Jason Shoultz takes a trip back in time to share some historic moments in American agriculture. You’ll meet an Indiana farmer saving historic windmills. Join a Florida cattle drive with a bovine breed dating back to the 1500s. Test your taste buds on a savory pasta mushroom recipe and... /episodes/get/60635 /episode/60635 1302 /episode-player/60635

Reporter Jason Shoultz takes a trip back in time to share some historic moments in American agriculture. You'll meet an Indiana farmer saving historic windmills. Join a Florida cattle drive with a bovine breed dating back to the 1500's. Test your taste buds on a savory pasta mushroom recipe and discover how North Dakota Farmers work to save historic rural churches.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008307471/?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 friend avocado... /episodes/get/83886 /episode/83886 1322 /episode-player/83886

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 unique recipe on deep fried avocado egg rolls. Rob Stewart heads to an outdoor classroom in Massachusetts teaching students about farming.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:35
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008306619/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Travel to North Carolina where one nursery uses robotic workers to plant and pack new flowers. Examine the research going into creating new plant varieties at the world famous Burpee Seed Company. Head for the Atlantic Coast to find out how “sea oats” are helping one state to save its shoreline. /episodes/get/83763 /episode/83763 1321 /episode-player/83763

Reporter Jason Shoultz checks out how your garden grows with a look at how large nurseries develop floral and vegetable plants for your back yard. Travel to North Carolina where one nursery uses robotic workers to plant and pack new flowers. Examine the research going into creating new plant varieties at the world famous Burpee Seed Company. Head for the Atlantic Coast to find out how "sea oats" are helping one state to save its shoreline.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:30
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008306302/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false From BLTs to breakfast, bacon is a staple on the menu for most Americans. With new recipes incorporating bacon into all kinds of dishes the popularity of bacon knows no bounds. Jason Shoultz visits a bacon festival in Colorado, a Chicago pub serving up beer and bacon pairings, a state fair bacon-... /episodes/get/83671 /episode/83671 1320 /episode-player/83671

From BLTs to breakfast, bacon is a staple on the menu for most Americans. With new recipes incorporating bacon into all kinds of dishes the popularity of bacon knows no bounds. Jason Shoultz visits a bacon festival in Colorado, a Chicago pub serving up beer and bacon pairings, a state fair bacon-booth and a bacon-themed food truck hitting the streets of Sacramento, California.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:18
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008306002/?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 researchers... /episodes/get/83478 /episode/83478 1319 /episode-player/83478

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 researchers in Florida working to create drought resistant lawns.

Air date:
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:13
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