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.
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