Featured Episode

Season 13 | Episode 10

It’s all about cotton! Rob Stewart takes viewers to a Louisiana cotton harvest. You’ll learn how cotton fibers are transformed into denim jeans. And you’ll discover why cotton seed is a favorite with dairy farmers.

Recipes

Coconut Curry Dish

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

Harvested Red Bell Peppers in Giant Cardboard Boxes from Season 17 Episode 1

Specialty Crops

California leads the nation in the production of specialty crops. Specialty crops include many fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, tree nuts, even flowers and nursery plants.

Harvesting Knowledge: Tomatoes

Harvesting Knowledge

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.

Shot of a young farmer walking between beds of herbs on his farm

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.

Off The Shelf 6

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 17th 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

Celebrate the diversity and contribution of farmers and ranchers in feeding, clothing, and fueling the world by bringing America’s Heartland into the classroom, whether virtual or in-person.

Special Episodes

America’s Soybean Industry

Sustainable Farming

Rural Development Across America

Harvest Season for Midwestern Farms

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