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Technology Helps Farmers Be Good Neighbors

When it comes to food and choices in the grocery store, it’s tough enough to decide what to make for…

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The Scoop on Plant Protection

The Scoop on Plant Protection

There’s a good chance you’ve thought about food safety while shopping at the grocery store. Did you know the farmers…

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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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Cover Crops Boost Sustainability on the Johnson Family Farm

Jamie Johnson doesn’t like to use the word sustainable to describe her family farm because taking care of the soil…

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Combines and Violins: How Moriah Gross Uses Music to Connect South Dakotans With Agriculture

Music and agriculture are two of Moriah Gross’s great loves. Six years ago, her passions intertwined when she founded Pierre’s…

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Get to Know the Farmers Behind the Hungry for Truth Billboards

You may be surprised to know that the farmers you see on Hungry for Truth billboards along South Dakota roads…

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From 4-H Project to Farmers Market: The Story of Hebda Farms

For many in Sioux Falls, the average Saturday starts with a cup of coffee and a walk down to the…

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Eunice the Iris Lady Blends Tradition With Technology on Her South Dakota Farm

Not many farmers can say they’ve cultivated their South Dakota land for nearly 90 years. But then again, Eunice McGee…

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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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What Are Pesticides and Why Do Farmers Use Them?

You’re driving from Sioux Falls to Mitchell to visit friends, and you see a large piece of equipment with wide…

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Sustainable Farm Practices Support Outdoor Adventures on Casper Family Farm

Paul Casper has always had a strong connection to the land. His love for the outdoors began when he was…

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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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Keeping South Dakota Waters Clean is Good for Summer Fun and Farming

For many South Dakotans, summer time includes having fun on the water. Whether it’s a road trip to the lake…

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Hungry for Truth Brings Farming, Fun and Food Safety to Family Fest

On July 8, South Dakota families stopped by the Hungry for Truth tent during Family Fest in Sioux Falls for…

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Farm-to-Fork Dinner 2017

Farm-to-Fork Dinner Connects South Dakotans Through Conversations and Local Foods

On June 15, urbanites and farmers from across South Dakota gathered on the farm for an evening of conversation and…

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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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