against the grainFarmers have faced devastating tornadoes, surging floods, sweltering heat and drought-scorched lands across America’s Midwest and South. Their experiences will fill volumes for years to come.

Audiences can now see and experience the real stories in Against the Grain: The Year Mother Nature Stuck Back. The film provides an inside look at the determination of American farming families facing some of the most challenging climates in modern history.

“Filmmaker Harold Weitzberg offers a close-up look at the perils of modern American agriculture in this profile centering on farm families in Missouri during the disastrous year of 2011, a time when Mother Nature scourged the Midwest with drought, tornadoes, and flooding. This is recommended” – Video Librarian

“Captures the passion, emotion and challenges faced by farmers” – Jim Thomas, VP, Marketing and Programming, Journal Broadcast Group

44 minutes on 1 disc



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