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Farming

Season 1 Episode 104 | 26m 16s

Since 1920 Americans living on farms has dropped from 30% to 1% with the number of black farmers plummeting from around a million to only about 50,000. Uncover the challenges facing black and white multigenerational farmers and learn how some farmers are building a more reliable bottom line through regenerative agriculture and rotational grazing.

Aired: 08/31/23 | Expires: 08/31/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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