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Episode #1307 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Reporter Sarah Gardner says if you're eating more rice in your meals these days, you're not alone. Thanks to consumers with more adventurous tastes and changes in America's ethnic makeup, rice consumption has grown dramatically. Rice farmers in Louisiana bring in a double harvest in their rice fields: rice and bright red crawfish. Meet an Arkansas farmer raising special rice for Japanese diners. And a California rice grower gets some help from school children in saving wild duck eggs.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 29, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Episode #1308 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family. Visit the farm that has been one of the country's top corn producers every year since 2000. Sample a unique vintage of wine from Wyoming and join some New Mexico residents bringing the produce from an Albuquerque urban farm.

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  • KQED World: Sun, May 6, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Episode #1309 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Reporter Sarah Gardner shares a unique look at American agriculture as depicted by artists who share a view of the nation's rural landscapes in colorful and dramatic ways. You'll meet a Minnesota artist who created a career in painting cows. Travel to Nebraska where art students expand their horizons on a one of a kind art farm. California artists and farmers share space to capture Golden State images and we'll take you to Colorado where one artist uses grain silos to create a huge canvass that celebrates rural living.

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  • KQED World: Sun, May 13, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Episode #1310 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

It's all about cotton! Rob Stewart takes viewers to a Louisiana cotton harvest. You'll learn how cotton fibers are transformed into denim jeans. And you'll discover why cotton seed is a favorite with dairy farmers.

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  • KQED World: Sun, May 20, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Episode #1311 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Reporter Rob Stewart says that it's usually sons and daughters that follow in the footsteps of their farming parents. At this Indiana farm, however, it's dad who's returned to the farm after a long career away from the land. Akiba Howard visits a Nebraska wheat farm where the parents are giving their young children the skills to one day take over their farming operations. Jason Shoultz travels to Africa to see how American wheat is benefitting food choices for both people and animals. And we visit an Idaho farm where the focus is all about barley to create distinctive beers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, May 27, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
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