America's Heartland "Leaders in Sustainable Agriculture" Now Available on YouTube

April 19, 2023
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SARE recently partnered with PBS KVIE to produce an episode of RFD-TV's America's Heartland featuring four farmers describing their commitment to sustainability, how they plan to overcome modern farming challenges, and how SARE has impacted their farming and ranching practices. 

The full 24-minute episode titled Leaders in Sustainable Agriculture is now available at


  • Bryce Wrigley of Delta Junction, Alaska, discuss how soil health, cover crops and barley flour play an important role in improving food security in Alaska.
  • Pennsylvania's Hannah Smith-Brubaker and Debra Brubaker share how diversification and new marketing opportunities have benefited their farm.
  • Dr. Reagan Noland and rancher Chad Raines explore whether running sheep in organic cotton can help manage weeds and reduce tillage in west Texas.
  • Erin and Drew Gaugler explain how bale grazing, multi-species grazing and keyline cultivation improve soil health and range quality on their 4,000 acre ranch in South Dakota.

Videos featuring each farm's individual segment are also available for sharing. 

Visit for more information about America's Heartland and other RFD-TV programming.

Topics: Animal Production, Barley, Bovine, Cotton, Cover Crops, Feed/Forage, Grazing Management, Local and Regional Food Systems, Marketing Management, Rangeland/Pasture Management, Sheep, Soil Quality/Health, Value Added, Values-Based Supply Chains, Vegetables
Related Locations: Alaska, North Central, North Dakota, Northeast, Pennsylvania, South, Texas, West