Season 16 | Episode 5
Explore the many uses of U.S. soybeans - from materials in car seats to animal feed, bio-fuel, tasty snacks, even beauty lotions!
Try out some of our favorite recipes featuring fresh ingredients grown throughout the Heartland! Join our cooking expert and host on dozens of new culinary adventures in Farm to Fork with Sharon Profis.
Explore American Agriculture
Discover the sometimes-ancient origins of some of our favorite foods – where they came from and how some arrived in North America. Plus, we’ll learn some myths and facts about their benefits.
Working the Land
Interested in a career in agriculture? Meet some of the people who make their living bringing food, fuel, and fiber to the nation and the world. Discover how technology, science, and innovation plays a huge part in many exciting ag careers that you can pursue.
Fast Facts About Food
Much of what American farmers grow is very good for you! Discover the nutritional benefits of many ag products we serve our families.
Off the Shelf
Join Jason Shoultz as he roams grocery store aisles selecting a wide array of fresh products to learn how they’re made and offered to consumers.
Now in its 16th Season
Since our very first episode in 2005, America’s Heartland has been proud to share the stories of America’s hardworking, innovative farmers and ranchers.
We’re inspired by one simple idea: help consumers understand what it takes to bring food, fuel, feed, and fiber to the nation and the world.
Lesson Plans and Study Guides for Students and Teachers
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