Maryland Farm & Harvest: Episode 213
Premiere air date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7pm on MPT-HD
Program preview:

Episode Description
  • What do farmers do during the winter? Just about everything—except kick back and relax, that is! Kent County Farmer Kurt Dill takes us through a typical day, one that includes guarding his wheat crop from hungry geese.
  • Soybeans grown on a Kent County Farm make their way to Baltimore, where they're processed into a number of tofu products sold around the world.
  • In the final installment of our four-part series on the economics of grain farming, find out what global corporation is bringing Maryland wheat to a mall near you!
  • The Local Buy: Al Spoler's got the blues! Blue Cheese, that is. Find out how it's made and what gives it that distinct flavor.

Production stills from episode 213

Antique Hay Fork

This object was used to pick up large amounts of loose hay from a wagon and hoist it into the loft of a barn. It dates back to the late 1800s.