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Reporter Jason Shoultz visits the Adams Cattle Ranch in Florida where the family patriarch, 82 year old Bud Adams, is celebrated for his wildlife photographs as well as his prime cattle. Reporter Sarah Gardner visits an unusual farming operation in Ohio where state prison inmates play a major role in bringing crops and cattle to market. Reporter Akiba Howard visits a century old citrus operation in California's central valley where four generations harvest citrus from 125 thousand trees! Reporter Yolanda Vazquez takes us to Tennessee where a hobby that started with raising goats has now turned into an award winning artisanal cheese business.

Range Riders & ViewfindersRange Riders & Viewfinders
Florida’s Adam’s Cattle Ranch is famous for its beef and for its owner as well. 82 year old Rancher Bud Adams has been taking award winning photographs for decades. And his work has captured life on the cattle ranch as well as the dramatic environment in which he lives and works.

 

 

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A New HarvestA New Harvest
Serving time for inmates at Ohio’s Mansfield Correctional Institution means more than just hard time behind bars. That’s because the facility’s farm program gives them experiences they’ve never had before and it means that inmates have an opportunity to develop skills that will serve them on the outside.

 

From Tree To TableFrom Tree To Table
When it comes to navel oranges, there’s a good chance that the oranges in your kitchen could have come from the Bailey Brothers grove in Central California. That’s because the brothers oversee a citrus operation that turns out more than 40 million pounds of citrus each year.

 

The Kids Are AlrightThe Kids Are Alright
What began as a mere hobby has become an award winning cheese business for Gayle and Jim Tanner. A beginning that consisted of one goat and residing in Northern California has evolved into a farm full of goats in Tennessee and Bonnie Blue Farms which produces over 12 different products including feta cheese and award-winning goats milk!

 

The Kids Are AlrightOff the Shelf: Pickles
More than half of the cucumbers grown in the US actually end up as pickles. The average Amercian consumes about 9 pounds of pickles every year.
The Kids Are AlrightHarvesting Knowledge: Corn
Corn is the ultimate American crop with a history going back a long time.




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