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The food and farming landscape is constantly changing. From food safety to GMOs, you want to be sure you’re up to date on the latest in food and farming so you can make the right choices for yourself and your family.

Eunice the Iris Lady Blends Tradition With Technology on Her South Dakota Farm

Not many farmers can say they’ve cultivated their South Dakota land for nearly 90 years. But then again, Eunice McGee…

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Improving Pesticide Application with Precision Technology

Now that you know farmers use pesticides to protect crops from diseases, insects and weeds, and the steps for pesticide…

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How Farmers Apply Pesticides in Four Steps

We recently asked the question: What would you do if you drove by a field and saw a farmer spraying…

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What Are Pesticides and Why Do Farmers Use Them?

You’re driving from Sioux Falls to Mitchell to visit friends, and you see a large piece of equipment with wide…

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ROAD TRIP! Five Travel Tips for a Successful Summer Adventure

Admit it: There’s something thrilling about hitting the open road and embracing the adventure that comes along with a summer…

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Sustainable Farm Practices Support Outdoor Adventures on Casper Family Farm

Paul Casper has always had a strong connection to the land. His love for the outdoors began when he was…

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What Do Chickens Eat?

With a name like “laying hen,” you might think the chickens at Dakota Layers near Flandreau, South Dakota, are just…

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Hungry for Truth Farm to Fork Dinner

Farm-To-Fork Dinner Conversation with Cynthia Mickelson

Even with all the fun memories we’ve made this summer, we’re still talking about the fun we had on the…

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Keeping South Dakota Waters Clean is Good for Summer Fun and Farming

For many South Dakotans, summer time includes having fun on the water. Whether it’s a road trip to the lake…

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Hungry for Truth Brings Farming, Fun and Food Safety to Family Fest

On July 8, South Dakota families stopped by the Hungry for Truth tent during Family Fest in Sioux Falls for…

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Top Five Sides for Your Summer Cookout

Summertime is an excellent opportunity to get together with family and friends to kick back, relax, and enjoy each other’s…

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Farm-to-Fork Dinner Connects South Dakotans Through Conversations and Local Foods

On June 15, urbanites and farmers from across South Dakota gathered on the farm for an evening of conversation and…

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Obsessed with Dimock Dairy Cheese? Get the Scoop On How It’s Made

June may be dairy month, but if you’re anything like us, cheese is a year-round obsession. In South Dakota, Dimock…

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Interesting Facts About GMOs

GMOs continue to be a hotly debated topic, especially when it comes to the safety of the food we feed…

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The Rise of the Small-Scale Millennial Farmer

In greater Yankton, South Dakota, a new era of farmer is making headway in the agricultural industry. Young millennial farmers,…

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Win a Cooler + Basket Filled with Local Foods for the Ultimate Summer Picnic

Bright sunshine, warm temperatures and endless adventures make South Dakota an ideal place to spread a blanket and enjoy an…

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The Nutrition Facts Label Gets a New Look

It’s been more than 20 years since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) required food companies to add the Nutrition…

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Dane’s Crop Report: Digging Into Planting

Our favorite crop reporter and farmer is back with a brand new planting update! Dane “farms” with his dad by…

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