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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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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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South Dakota farmers find innovative ways to recycle on the farm.

Recycling on the Farm

Recycling is part of daily life for many American households. Since the 1960s, rates have increased by 34 percent with…

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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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SDSU precision agriculture student learns how to operate technology and equipment in the cab of a combine with professor.

How South Dakota is Contributing to a More Sustainable Food System

Every year, over 2,200 bright-eyed freshmen arrive in Brookings to begin their journey at South Dakota State University (SDSU). Many…

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Hungry for Truth Bainbridge Family Farm South Dakota Sustainability

Sustainability Key To Nearly 100 Years of Family Farming

Growing up on the farm, Matt Bainbridge’s favorite memories were riding along in the fields with his dad and grandpa,…

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Hungry for Truth Soybean Harvest with Dave and Miriam Iverson South Dakota family farmers

Improving Sustainability With Every Harvest

If farming is like football, harvest is a soybean farmer’s championship game. They’ve clocked countless hours planning, preparing and nurturing…

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Hungry for Truth Steps to Growing Healthy Crops

Five Steps for Growing a Healthy Crop

Fall is a busy time for many reasons: school commitments, community events, team sports. But for farmers, it’s all about…

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Buzzing Garden Attracts Pollinators to a Local Family Farm

Butterflies are more than eye candy. Along with bees, these gorgeous insects play a crucial role in our food system,…

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Hungry for Truth Dane's Crop Report

Dane’s Crop Report: Spraying Smart

Dane’s back in the fields, and he’s taking a quick break from planting to explain how they use pesticides on…

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Hungry for Truth Pesticide application

Getting an Early Start on Crop Protection With the Pazour Family Farm

Bradee Pazour has always been passionate about farming. She grew up on a family farm just outside Chamberlain and married…

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Hungry for Truth SD Sustainable Soybeans

Growing Sustainable Soybeans on Earth Day and Every Day

Though farmers may not be the first people who come to mind when you think of environmentalists, they are focused…

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Matt Bainbridge Hungry for Truth Planting SD

Next Gen Farmer Shares Steps For Sustainable Planting

Farmer Matt Bainbridge tries to make each planting season better than the last. This means growing healthier crops, higher yields…

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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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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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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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Food Safety Tips: Rinsing Fruits and Veggies

Wash Away Your Worries About Pesticide Residues On Produce

Pesticide residues on your food can be a scary thought. Maybe the topic crossed your mind while making dinner or…

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