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What Family Means On Scott Family Farms

You can’t talk about farming without talking about farm families. After all, 97% of farms in the U.S. are family…

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Prepping for Planting Season with Jeff Thompson

Planting season is upon us and we are prepping for the season with former South Dakota Soybean President, Jeff Thompson,…

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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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Tru Shrimp Brings New Type of Farming To South Dakota Hungry for Truth

trū Shrimp Brings a New Type of Farming to South Dakota

It’s no secret: Americans love shrimp. We enjoy it so much we eat about 1.6 billion pounds annually, which equates…

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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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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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Four Simple Tips for Staying Healthy and Fit

Fitness fads and weight loss diets get trendy around the new year but striving toward healthy goals is stylish year-round.…

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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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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 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 Dane's Crop Report 2018

Dane’s Crop Report: GMO Seeds and Cover Crops For the Win

South Dakota farmers may have planted a record soybean crop this year, but the growing season and harvest have been…

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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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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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