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Andrea with South Dakota farmers Peggy and Brad Greenway in front of their tractor at harvest.

Chatting Sustainability and Food Safety with The Greenways and Hungry For Truth

It’s always a pleasure to sit down and open up a conversation about food and farming with South Dakotans and…

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Cow Care and Cover Crops Build Sustainable Future for Rapid City Ranch

Shawn and Kristy Freeland are one of the many ranch families in South Dakota who make animal care and sustainability…

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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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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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A Look at High Tech Animal Care

Cattle have been part of Reiner Farms since the family homesteaded land near Tripp, South Dakota, in the 1880s. According…

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Is organic worth my money?

Is Organic Worth My Money?

It’s the moment of truth in the grocery store. You’re trying to decide between organic or non-organic. The organic strawberries…

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Cooking and Family are at the Center of this South Dakota Farm

Todd Hanten would put his wife, Monica’s, cooking up against anyone’s in a contest. She’s been honing her skills on…

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Career Profile: Meet Amanda, Livestock Specialist

Amanda Eben is a livestock specialist who works with farmers every day to ensure the health of their animals. Amanda…

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Milk’s Journey from Farm to Shelf

Do you ever wonder how your gallon of milk got to the grocery store? Milk goes through several steps before…

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How do farmers properly care for their animals?

“On our farm, animal care is the top priority,” says Peggy Greenway, farmer from Mitchell, South Dakota. She and her…

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Do I need to worry about antibiotics and hormones in my food?

When it comes to antibiotics, hormones and food, we hear a lot of questions. Are they safe? Why do farmers…

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A herd of cattle and tractor on the Greenways' farm.

What I’m Up to This Winter (Part One)

Harvest is complete. The weather is getting colder, and there’s snow on the ground. Although farmers aren’t out in the…

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All You Need to Know About Antibiotics

Antibiotics can seem like a scary thing. More and more, we see labels on our foods saying “No Antibiotics” or…

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Caring for Livestock in the Summer

On hot summer days, we all need to find ways to cool down. Like us, animals also need to avoid…

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