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Karla Santi visited the farm of Walt Bones to learn more about how he grows and raises food as part of the Hungry for Truth initiative.

When Farming Goes Digital with Karla Santi, Walt Bones and Hungry For Truth

Having open and transparent conversations about food and farming with South Dakotans and the farmers who grow it is what…

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Cows eating feed at the SDSU dairy farm.

SDSU Trains Students From Dairy Farm to Ice Cream Scoop

Whether their future careers consist of caring for cows or developing the next delicious food product, the Dairy and Food…

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Rodney and Dorothy Elliott are South Dakota dairy farmers who operate Drumgoon Dairy. Hungry for Truth shares their story.

How American Dairy Farming Fulfilled an Irish Dream

Rodney Elliott started his first dairy farm in Ireland with 20 cows and a big dream. Over time, he added…

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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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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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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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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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Dane's Crop Report: Planting Season

Dane’s Crop Report: Planting Season

It’s almost time for South Dakota farmers to get out in the fields and begin the 2017 growing season. There’s…

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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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This Local Farmer and Mom is an On-Screen Star

You may have recently seen soccer moms discussing GMO foods on your TV screen as part of Hungry for Truth’s…

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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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Agriculture: A Lifelong Passion for Local Advocate

Having grown up on a family farm outside Sioux Falls, Amanda Eben has always loved sharing her experiences with agriculture.…

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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 soybean field being irrigated in the middle of summer.

What were the biggest food and farming questions of 2015?

Hungry for Truth is celebrating its first birthday! It’s been one year full of food, farming and fun conversations that…

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Barns and buildings on the Greenway farm in the winter.

What I’m Up to This Winter (Part Two)

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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