America's Heartland

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Visit the Adams Cattle Ranch in Florida where 82 year old Bud Adams, is celebrated for his wildlife photographs as well as his cattle. State prison inmates play a major role in bringing crops and cattle to market. A citrus operation where four generations harvest citrus from 125 thousand trees! A hobby raising goats has now turned into an award winning artisanal cheese business.

Air Date 4/12/17

 
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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.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #1120 — America's Heartland |
    Saturday, Apr 29 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1201 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, May 6 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1202 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, May 13 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1203 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, May 20 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1204 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, May 27 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1120 — 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.
    Saturday, Apr 29 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1201 — America's Heartland
    Head south for an H2O harvest of crawfish in Louisiana. Sample some exotic recipes made with Belgian endive. Join the search as "working dogs" look for dangerous plant pests. Celebrate a special anniversary as an Ohio farm family marks 200 years of working their land.
    New Saturday, May 6 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1202 — America's Heartland
    Head for the school room to see how Wisconsin's "Farm to Fork" program benefits students. Explore the science behind Arizona's plan to turn algae into livestock feed. Join the trek to California's asparagus fields just in time for the harvest. Serve yourself to a helping of history on sweet potatoes.
    New Saturday, May 13 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1203 — America's Heartland
    Travel to the Brunkow Farm in Kansas for a dawn-to-dusk look at the challenges faced by a modern-day farm family. Dealing with the grip of a difficult drought, Glenn Brunkow, his wife Jennifer, and their children Isaac and Tatum raise cattle and row crops.
    New Saturday, May 20 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1204 — America's Heartland
    Take to the range in Wyoming where goats are essential to a cattle ranching operation. Haul in a sweet harvest of sugarcane in Louisiana. Travel back in time to find out about George Washington the farmer. Discover why bok choy should be a regular vegetable on your dinner table.
    New Saturday, May 27 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE

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