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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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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 Recycling on the Peggy and Brad Greenway Farm

Reducing, Reusing and Recycling on the Farm

Peggy and Brad Greenway take pride in finding new ways to grow safe and healthy food for families. Every day…

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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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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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Sustainability is key for South Dakota farmer and Hungry for Truth advocate David Struck.

The Sustainability Story of a Five-Generation Farm

Since 1896, David Struck’s family has been farming and caring for their land in Wolsey, South Dakota. Today, three generations…

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Hungry for Truth Garden Bugs

The Usual Suspects: Five Pests That “Bug” South Dakota Farmers and Gardeners

In a perfect world, we could plant our crops at the start of summer then sit back and watch them…

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Hungry for Truth Farm to Fork Dinner 2018

Farm-to-Fork Dinner Unites Rural + Urban South Dakotans in Conversations Around the Table

Hungry for Truth held its third annual Farm-to-Fork Dinner in June, bringing to life its mission of uniting farmers and…

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Hungry for Truth Ice Cream Sandwiches

Cool Off with Sustainable Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sandwiches

No one can say no to an ice cream sandwich, especially if it’s drizzled with tasty salted caramel sauce! This…

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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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