Episode 1 Betting the Farm
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Betting the Farm

Aired on Apr 04, 2019

As spring arrives, hard-working family farms across the United States gamble everything they have, fighting to stay in business, and stay together. The real-life struggle of men and women who put food on our tables begins each year by going deep in debt on new land, equipment and livestock.

Episode 2 Out of Control
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Out of Control

Aired on Apr 11, 2019

With spring in full bloom, family farms across the United States race to prep their fields and plant their crops. While one family operation faces down the worst drought in decades, another family gets a scare that puts their life in perspective.

Episode 3 No Rest for The Weary
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No Rest for The Weary

Aired on Apr 18, 2019

At the end of spring, it’s the last chance for family farms to put seed in the ground before the planting window closes. A farmer and his wife reconcile to finish planting, while another leaves his fields at a crucial time.

Episode 4 Invading Hordes
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Invading Hordes

Aired on Apr 25, 2019

With the crops in the ground, and hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line, farmers must protect their investment. But when their fields are threatened by a variety of pests, it’s time to fight back.

Episode 5 Chasing the Dream
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Chasing the Dream

Aired on May 02, 2019

In mid-summer, winter wheat is ready to harvest, and it’s the year’s first opportunity for a pay-day and a chance to break out their combines. Stress is at an all-time high as they begin to harvest crops that will help carry them out or dig them deeper into debt.

Episode 6 On the Brink
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On the Brink

Aired on May 09, 2019

As September arrives, and fall harvest begins, two farms face life or death struggles with their livestock, while a third races to get their crop harvested and help a neighbor in trouble.

Episode 7 Make or Break
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Make or Break

Aired on May 16, 2019

Harvest season hits high gear, and judgement day arrives for some of the year’s biggest gambles. As bank payments loom and legacies are at stake, one bad harvest could spell disaster.

Episode 8 Never Give Up
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Never Give Up

Aired on May 23, 2019

As fall draws to a close, the last harvests are do or die for these family businesses. Farmers have put everything on the line to stay afloat, and set themselves up for the future, but will it be enough?

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