Web site: http://www.americasheartland.org
This series celebrates the men and women across who grow the country's crops, raise its livestock, tend its nurseries, and prepare its food.
An unusual sheep drive in Arizona's bad lands and a Tennessee sheep shearing school are showcased.
- KET2 Monday, August 18 at 9:30 am EDT
Discover how Idaho dairy farmers work to protect rivers and streams. Meet a Tennessee couple making award winning goat cheese.
- KET2 Monday, August 25 at 9:30 am EDT
A direct to consumer sales program brings success to a California organic farm, how gluten affects those with digestive disorders and more are featured.
- KET2 Monday, September 1 at 9:30 am EDT
Maine lobster fishermen are facing new challenges as they harvest crustaceans from the Atlantic Ocean. And a special kind of oyster farming in Maryland is helping clean up pollution in Chesapeake Bay.
- KET2 Monday, September 8 at 9:30 am EDT
A Nebraska wheat farm where the parents are giving their young children the skills to one day take over their farming operations is visited.
- KET2 Monday, September 15 at 9:30 am EDT
Meet a group of young people just starting out in farming and a young Florida couple teaching others about organic farming.
- KET2 Monday, September 22 at 9:30 am EDT
Texas Longhorn cattle at a Kansas ranch, stopping modern day cattle rustlers, and a cattle ranching family that's added Elk ranching to their rangeland are featured.
- KET2 Monday, September 29 at 9:30 am EDT
How lab work off the farm is improving the vintage for one California winemaker, African American vintners tap into new markets, and more are featured.
- KET2 Monday, October 6 at 9:30 am EDT
Two Nebraska women who are using the internet to help promote rural living and more are featured.
- KET2 Monday, October 13 at 9:30 am EDT
Urban gardening programs in Kansas City and a historic farm in the heart of Boston are highlighted.
- KET2 Monday, October 20 at 9:30 am EDT
Dogs learn how to handle sheep and cattle roundups at a working dog training school in Nebraska. U.S. Customs agents use specially trained dogs to discover unwelcome pests coming in from shipments overseas.
- KET2 Monday, October 27 at 9:30 am EST
New Mexico ranchers who help farmers in Third World nations, one California city claims that title of Farm to Table capital in America, and more are featured.
- KET2 Monday, November 3 at 9:30 am EST
Official web site: http://www.americasheartland.org