is a weekly public television series that celebrates and profiles the
people, places, and processes of our nation's agriculture. A
magazine-style half-hour show, it focuses on our national love for the
land, our fascination with food and the bedrock American values of
family, hard work and the spirit of independence.
America's Heartland, airing Sunday's at 12:30 p.m on AETN
stations across the state, celebrates the miracle of U.S. agriculture
and the farm and ranch families who help make it possible.
Arkansas Farm Bureau is an underwriter of the program in
Arkansas. Nationally, American Farm Bureau and Monsanto are the
program’s chief sponsors.
Our nation’s agriculture is a truly miraculous enterprise, a
place where only 2% of the population feeds, clothes, and fuels the
other 98%, along with millions more worldwide. Farmers and ranchers of
all stripes contribute mightily to our quality of life, and as a result,
American consumers spend less to feed themselves than any other country
in the world. Our nation’s very roots are in agrarian culture, and over
time we’ve lost the connection between our food and those who produce