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.
Reporter Sarah Gardner takes you to North Dakota where scientists are developing new kinds of sunflower seed snacks.
Reporter Jason Shoultz takes a trip back in time to share some historic moments in American agriculture.
Rob Stewart visits a California forester transforming hardwoods into heirloom furniture.
Saddle up for a rodeo riding school in Montana. Visit a California farm community pulling together to save pollinating honeybees.
Reporter Rob Stewart shares some unusual crops with you on this episode.
Reporter Sarah Gardner takes us to New Mexico where urban gardening finds a growing fan base in Albuquerque.
Reporter Sarah Gardner says if you're eating more rice in your meals these days, you're not alone.
Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family.
Reporter Sarah Gardner shares a unique look at American agriculture as depicted by artists who share a view of the nation's rural landscapes in colorful and dramatic ways.
It's all about cotton!
Reporter Rob Stewart says that it's usually sons and daughters that follow in the footsteps of their farming parents.
Rob Stewart takes us to the ranch of William Randolph Hearst.
Hitch up the team for an Arizona draft horse vacation.
Jason Shoultz visits a California rice farm where a focus on preserving wildlife is important to the farm's future.
Travel to Louisiana to discover the secret of the world's most famous hot sauce.
Visit a working dog training school in Nebraska where dogs learn how to handle sheep and cattle roundups.
Foodies celebrate artisanal wines and beers. Now a California man is serving up some very different kinds of beverages with artisanal Vodka!
Reporter Jason Shoultz meets a Virginia farmer improving his profit margin by helping reduce pollution on his farm.
Rob Stewart finds out how climate change is affecting American agriculture.
From BLTs to breakfast, bacon is a staple on the menu for most Americans.
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.
Sarah Gardner visits a farming program helping Armed Services veterans transition from combat to life on the land.
Rob Stewart is taking us cross country this time for a visit to some of the fairs and festivals that celebrate our rural lifestyle.
Reporter Jason Shoultz examines how consumer demands are changing production techniques on farms and ranches across the country.
Rob Stewart takes you coast to coast to meet some farm and ranch families with some special talents when it comes to being creative.
Rob Stewart says dairy foods are an important part of the daily diets for many people: milk in their morning cereal, yogurt for lunch, even cheese and crackers as a party appetizer.
Head south for an H2O harvest of crawfish in Louisiana.
Bring in the colorful harvest on a Florida blueberry farm.
A rural community celebrates its crops with "Art on a Silo".
Reporter Akiba Howard helps haul in a harvest of potatoes in Colorado.
Reporter John Lobertini takes us to the rocky coast of Maine where lobster fishermen are facing new challenges as they harvest crustaceans from the Atlantic Ocean.
Reporter Yolanda Vazquez takes us to meet a New York family finding success in raising crops without soil.
Travel back in time to Kentucky land that's been farmed by the same family for more than 200 years.
Unravel the secrets behind new research that shows Washington State farmers how to grow more wheat with less water.
Learn lessons as you go back to class at a summer farm school in New England.
Join America's Heartland as we visit Midwestern farmers during the busy harvest season.
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