Farming on the Edge (#103)
Farmers deal with the unpredictability of nature almost every day, confronting floods, drought, temperature extremes, and numerous other factors beyond their control. Today, they must also face the pressure of development as suburban sprawl encroaches on farmland. This award-winning program follows three families as they grapple with the choice between holding onto the farming life or selling their land. [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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