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America's Heartland Previous Broadcasts

Episode #1211H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

A program helps farmers with disabilities keep working their land. Folks visit a unique farm museum in New York City. Hmong immigrants find new agricultural opportunities in the U.S. Farm families preserve their community's historic churches.

Episode #1210H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

We follow a California cattle rancher as he leads his last cattle drive before handing the family ranch over to the next generation. As the family faces an uncertain future, so does their small town of Likely, California.

Episode #1209H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Find out where California rice farmers have found a market for Japanese-style sake. Then, discover how horses are helping kids with special needs, and how an Indiana man breathes life into historic windmills.

Episode #1208H

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Examine the smart phone's potential for better farming as Illinois folks explain how technology could benefit crops in third-world nations. Discover how soybeans became a prevalent part of our diet. Visit an unusual "farm" in California where the harvest is a glowing white crop of salt.

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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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