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Bones Hereford Ranch, Hexad Farms and MDM Farms are family-owned businesses near Parker South Dakota featured on Hungry For Truth

Family or Factory? A Look At a Large Local Farm

When John T. Bones left Pennsylvania in 1879 and homesteaded land northeast of Parker, it’s unlikely he knew the first…

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Hungry for Truth takes a look at a day in the life of calving on the Schooley family ranch in Castlewood South Dakota.

A Day in the Life of Calving on a South Dakota Ranch

Spring isn’t just time for planting in South Dakota. On many farms and ranches, the warmer weather and extra hours…

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Oksana smiles with Steve Rommereim on his pig and soybean farm in Alcester, South Dakota.

Talking Pig Barns and Buying Local with The Rommereims and Hungry For Truth

Sitting down to open up conversation about food and farming with South Dakotans and the farmers who grow it is…

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Bob Metz and the plane he uses to monitor his crops from the air.

Planting From the Perspective of a Sixth-Generation Farm

South Dakota became a state in 1889, but before papers were signed and a flag was raised, a few settlers…

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Maddy pets her two horses on her farm in South Dakota.

How One Young Farmer Is Improving Sustainability Through Soil Health

Maddy Rabenhorst grew up on a farm near Wester, South Dakota, but after high school, she followed her career goals…

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Sara takes a seat in Matt's combine.

Chatting Sustainability and The Cycle of Seed to Harvest

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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Hungry for Truth visits John and Jaclyn Horter Farm to learn about feeding cows and keeping them comfortable in the cold.

Keeping Cows Comfy Through Cooler Temps

The crops may be harvested and the equipment put away, but there’s still plenty to do on South Dakota farms…

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Hungry for Truth Farm to Fork Dinner 2018

Farm-To-Fork Dinner Video Recaps Connections and Conversations

Hungry for Truth’s annual Farm-to-Fork dinner is an opportunity for farmers and South Dakotans to gather around the table, share…

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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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Hungry for Truth Kaylee Koch Farm Visit With Dave and Miriam Iverson in South Dakota during soybean harvest.

Chatting Harvest with The Iversons 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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Morgan + Jason Kontz Family Farm Hungry for Truth sustainability

Sustainability is a Growing Trend on South Dakota Family Farms

Sustainability is a trending topic among South Dakota farmers and families. Farmers want to take care of the soil and…

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Kevin Deinert Farm Hungry for Truth

How One Young Farmer Preserves the Land for the Next Generation

For Kevin Deinert, farming is all about family. The 30-year-old farmer grows 2,500 acres of soybeans, corn and alfalfa, and…

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Hungry for Truth SDSU Student + Farm Technology

South Dakota State Student Brings Tech Home to the Farm

While a lot of college students may say taking care of the environment is important to their future, most aren’t…

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South Dakota farm family.

Why Farmers Care About Sustainability

Hungry for Truth is about connecting South Dakota families with the farmers who grow your food. We love taking trips…

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Paul Casper walks through his field.

Technology Helps Farmers Be Good Neighbors

When it comes to food and choices in the grocery store, it’s tough enough to decide what to make for…

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The Scoop on Plant Protection

The Scoop on Plant Protection

There’s a good chance you’ve thought about food safety while shopping at the grocery store. Did you know the farmers…

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Harvest Social Sparks Conversations About Pesticides, GMOs and Sustainability

Farmers hosted guests from western South Dakota at Prairie Berry Winery in scenic Hill City for the second annual Harvest…

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Cover Crops Boost Sustainability on the Johnson Family Farm

Jamie Johnson doesn’t like to use the word sustainable to describe her family farm because taking care of the soil…

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