16 Sep

Americas Heartland Returns for Ninth Season

first_imgAmerica’s Heartland, a public television series celebrating American agriculture kicked off its ninth season this month, with 22 episodes focusing on agriculture-related topics designed to address consumers’ questions and concerns about food safety, animal welfare and environmental sustainability. Other themed episodes will celebrate a particular crop, commodity, or farm animal.ASA is a proud promotional partner of the half-hour weekly series, which is seen on more than 240 public television stations, including stations in 21 of the top 25 U.S. markets, as well as three times per week on RFD-TV, the national cable and satellite channel available in more than 40 million households.“We’re delighted to provide our viewers new episodes that really address their questions about the origins of their food, fuel and fiber,” said series producer Jim Finnerty. “We want to help each of them become savvy, better informed consumers, and we think we do that by focusing on a specific agriculture topic in each program.”For more information on episode schedules on PBS stations and RFD-TV, go to www.americasheartland.org or www.rfdtv.com.last_img

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