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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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Hungry for Truth Farm to Fork Dinner

Farm-To-Fork Dinner Conversation with Cynthia Mickelson

Even with all the fun memories we’ve made this summer, we’re still talking about the Farm-to-Fork dinner on June 15.…

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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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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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Is organic worth my money?

Is Organic Worth My Money?

It’s the moment of truth in the grocery store. You’re trying to decide between organic or non-organic. The organic strawberries…

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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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Milk’s Journey from Farm to Shelf

Do you ever wonder how your gallon of milk got to the grocery store? Milk goes through several steps before…

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The Ultimate Guide to Food Labels

Organic, natural, non-GMO and free range are just some of the terms we commonly see on our food packaging. It…

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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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Across the Table – Perfecting the Cupcake

Across the Table is back! For this episode, we’re sharing how to make your favorite cupcake recipes even better with…

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What is sustainability?

For local animal specialist Amanda Eben, farming is all about family. Growing up on a family farm just over the…

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Amanda caring for a group of piglets.

What South Dakota Farmers Love About Farming?

It’s the middle of February, and you know what that means. Love is in the air! Flowers! Chocolates! Fields? Tractors?…

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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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