America's Heartland - 1311

About This Episode


Reporter Rob Stewart says that it’s usually sons and daughters that follow in the footsteps of their farming parents. At this Indiana farm, however, it’s dad who’s returned to the farm after a long career away from the land. Akiba Howard visits a Nebraska wheat farm where the parents are giving their young children the skills to one day take over their farming operations. Jason Shoultz travels to Africa to see how American wheat is benefitting food choices for both people and animals. And we visit an Idaho farm where the focus is all about barley to create distinctive beers.

America’s Heartland is a magazine-style, half-hour series produced by KVIE, Sacramento. The series is a national evolution of California Heartland, a popular and critically acclaimed series KVIE produced for nine years.