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Season 13, Episode 5 of 22

Reporter Rob Stewart shares some unusual crops with you on this episode. Ever wonder where those sesame seeds come from that end up on your fast food hamburger bun? Meet an Oklahoma farmer developing new ways to meet a growing sesame seed demand worldwide. You may not be familiar with the term, Pulse Crops, but you've enjoyed the beans and peas that make up this segment of farm crops. Now researchers in North Dakota are developing new uses for this important group of legumes. A group of California nuns is turning out unique olive oil, and take part in a bright white harvest of sea salt direct from the shores of the Pacific Ocean.

Previously Aired

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7/17/2018
10 a.m.
7/18/2018
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