Soybean Transportation Guide: A Soybean's Journey

Soybeans have their own unique transportation from being harvested from the field to being shipped all over the world. We spoke with with Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director of Soy Transportation Coalition, to explain the process of soybean transportation. Click to read more! 


Conversation Kitchen featuring Cultivated In Love

Landi Schweigert sought out a new career opportunity in 2020 when she was looking to have more family time with her daughters, during a time when partygoers were also requesting a more personal appetizer option.  Read More about Cultivated in Love!


South Dakota Soybean Stories: Heather Beaner

This April, we headed out to Mellette, SD to chat with Heather Beaner as she prepared for planting season on her farm, that’s been in her family for four generations.


Farm to Fork 2022 Recap

Our annual event, Farm to Fork, is a time for South Dakota soybean farmers, consumers, legislators, and more to come together and share in great conversation over a meal, in a beautiful farm setting.


The House That Soy Built

Jerry Schmitz, Executive Director of South Dakota Soybean Association and South Dakota soybean farmer, is in the process of building a new home and decided to incorporate soy where he can in the building process. In this blog, Jerry explains why he decided to use soy-based products while building his home and the benefits that they have.


Harvest Helper: Feeding a Farm with Monica Hanten

For many of us, fall means pumpkin spice, football, and the beautiful changing of leaves. But for some spouses of farmers, it can be a time of feeding a farm and starting up what feels like a catering service of easy meals to eat on the go. Read more about How Monica Hanten feeds a farm!


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Hungry for Truth is an initiative from South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, the soybean checkoff organization, designed to open conversations about food between South Dakotans and the farmers who grow it.

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South Dakota Soybean Stories: The Johnsons

This spring, we had the opportunity to meet with Brian and Jamie Johnson to discuss the sustainable practices they implement…

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Soybean Transportation Guide: A Soybean’s Journey

It’s almost harvest season, which means soybeans are coming out of the fields. But what happens to them once the…

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From Soy to Bacon! Pigs Powered by Soybeans

Americans love bacon, and it’s easy to tell why. From a crispy breakfast side dish to a salty addition to…

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Across the Table

Across the Table is a video series focused on bringing you the facts on hot topics around food and farming in South Dakota. Join us each episode as we share a delicious recipe, talk to a local farmer and answer questions from fellow South Dakotans.

Conversation Topics

Dig deeper into these key areas that affect the food that South Dakotans are eating and the producers that provide it.