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America's Heartland: A Decision On Dairy

America's Heartland: A Decision On Dairy

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With this resource students will be introduced to Jim Mitchell, a Delaware ...

With this resource students will be introduced to Jim Mitchell, a Delaware dairy farmer who is adding value to his product, by turning milk into ice cream at Woodside Farm Creamery.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Alfalfa Harvest-Feed Lots

America's Heartland: Alfalfa Harvest-Feed Lots

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With this resource students are introduced to the Fornstrom family who knows ...

With this resource students are introduced to the Fornstrom family who knows that you have to be versatile to be successful in agriculture today. The Fornstroms have been farming and ranching several thousand acres of Wyoming farmland since Granddad began growing potatoes on the farm way back in the 1930’s. Today, the Fornstroms run three separate sheep and cattle feedlots on the property

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Bountiful Birds

America's Heartland: Bountiful Birds

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With this resource students will be introduced Rob Litch and his uncle ...

With this resource students will be introduced Rob Litch and his uncle who saw the potential of raising poultry in New Haven, Vermont. His farm has some 20 thousand turkeys and 75 thousand chickens, in a free range environment.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Cold, Cold Milk

America's Heartland: Cold, Cold Milk

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With this resource students will be introduced to a Central Michigan dairy ...

With this resource students will be introduced to a Central Michigan dairy farm during the sub-zero winter common to that state. Farmers struggle to keep their animals fed and healthy while fighting off bitter cold. It’s lonesome and the tasks seem never-ending. So why can’t the dairyman we visit in mid-January imagine doing anything else?

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Cotton- From Field to Fabric

America's Heartland: Cotton- From Field to Fabric

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With this resource students will meet Jack Seiler and his son Ryan ...

With this resource students will meet Jack Seiler and his son Ryan who grow cotton near Blythe, California, carrying on a family farming tradition that goes back decades. Farming cotton is a tough job, and deciding when to pick is a delicate dance. Farmers must weigh the factors of sunshine, heat, and moisture, dodging seasonal rains that might adversely affect their harvest and yield. When the harvest finally begins, students quickly get a sense of the challenges facing cotton farmers.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Egg Production

America's Heartland: Egg Production

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With this resource students will be introduced to siblings Jill and Eric ...

With this resource students will be introduced to siblings Jill and Eric Benson, owners of a large egg producing company who are making dramatic changes in how their hens are housed. Students will learn how the family is spending millions of dollars to provide dramatically different cages for their thousands of chickens.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Episode 103 - Where Gators and Cattle Roam

America's Heartland: Episode 103 - Where Gators and Cattle Roam

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With this resource students will be introduced to the owners of Babcock ...

With this resource students will be introduced to the owners of Babcock Ranch a southwestern Florida property that may be the most unusual ranch you’ll ever see. So-called swamp buggies carry visitors on a 90-minute tour through unspoiled pine forest, sprawling cattle lands and freshwater marshes, home to forbidding alligators.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Episode 110 - High Tech Dairy

America's Heartland: Episode 110 - High Tech Dairy

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With this resource students will be introduced to the Waybright family of ...

With this resource students will be introduced to the Waybright family of Mason-Dixon Farms near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Students will see the improvements of state-of-the-art milking parlors to a waste system that doesn’t let cow manure go to waste. This historic farm is a living laboratory.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Episode 118- Cotton to Denim

America's Heartland: Episode 118- Cotton to Denim

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With this resource students will be introduced to a cooperative farm in ...

With this resource students will be introduced to a cooperative farm in Lubbock, Texas, where a group of clever cotton growers not only plant the fields and pick the crop, they own the nearby factory that turns it into denim, a fabric used to make some of the world’s most popular fashions.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Episode 215 - Pastured Pork

America's Heartland: Episode 215 - Pastured Pork

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With this resource students will be introduced to Emile DeFlice a South ...

With this resource students will be introduced to Emile DeFlice a South Carolina hog farmer who is part of a new trend among some smaller producers to raise their animals in a “natural” way, and go for a growing niche market.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Episode 220 - A Passion for Poultry

America's Heartland: Episode 220 - A Passion for Poultry

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With this resource students will be exposed to workings of the American ...

With this resource students will be exposed to workings of the American poultry industry. It’s pretty difficult for the men and women of America’s poultry industry not to think big. Americans consume, on average, 60 pounds of chicken each year. Poultry producers must process and ship close to 8.5 million birds each year to meet that demand, and to fill overseas orders as well.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Episode 220 - Sell 'Em or Smell 'Em

America's Heartland: Episode 220 - Sell 'Em or Smell 'Em

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With this resource students will be introduced to Clint Hickman the latest ...

With this resource students will be introduced to Clint Hickman the latest operator of Hickman’s Eggs in Arizona. Heartland hens lay close to 70-billion eggs for market every year. To keep up with demand, Grandma Hickman’s Golden Eggs keeps their birds busy.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: From Field to Flour

America's Heartland: From Field to Flour

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With this resource students will be exposed to wheat farmers in North ...

With this resource students will be exposed to wheat farmers in North Dakota. The North Dakota Mill & Elevator in Grand Forks is a marvel of modern agricultural complexity and efficiency. It makes its owners proud, and through an unusual twist of history, those owners happen to be all the people of North Dakota.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Getting Great Cheese from Goats!

America's Heartland: Getting Great Cheese from Goats!

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With this resource students will be introduced to newlyweds Dustin and Justyne ...

With this resource students will be introduced to newlyweds Dustin and Justyne Noble who started raising prize-winning goats as a hobby. Their hobby has been so successful that the couple decided to use their farming skills to turn out goat’s milk and artisanal cheese.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: High Tech Hogs

America's Heartland: High Tech Hogs

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With this resource students will be introduced to the Chinn family hog ...

With this resource students will be introduced to the Chinn family hog farm in Clarence, Missouri who use a high tech operation that turns out thousands of hogs each year

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019
America's Heartland: Nebraska Corn Farm

America's Heartland: Nebraska Corn Farm

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With this resource students will meet Nebraska corn farmer Alan Tiemann. The ...

With this resource students will meet Nebraska corn farmer Alan Tiemann. The road to some creative uses for corn starts here in Nebraska on Alan's farm but is a journey that takes this commodity halfway around the world.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
KVIE
Author:
KVIE
Date Added:
02/26/2019