America's Heartland


Season 2 Episode 7 | 26m 46s  | Video has closed captioning.

A unique program that helped feed America during the darkest days of World War Two as Mexican farm workers were invited north to work as braceros. The descendants of early Spanish settlers in Texas who opened the Lone Star State to cattle ranching and farming. See how Georgia farmers grow and harvest peaches. Meet Mas Masumoto, a California farmer for whom the peach is more than just a fruit.

Aired: 09/05/06

Rating: NR

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America's Heartland is a local public television program presented by KVIE.

Funding for America’s Heartland is provided by US Soy, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, Rural Development Partners, and a Specialty Crop Grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture.