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Harvest Lunch Celebrates Local Food and Farming

Farmers gathered with fellow South Dakotans this November for meaningful conversation and delicious local food at the Hungry for Truth…

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Spring, summer, fall and winter on a soybean farm in South Dakota.

A Year in the Life of a Farmer

Most people know that fall is harvest time, and spring is time for planting, but do you know what farmers…

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Young soybean plants on the Kontz family farm.

Finding the Similarities Between Gardening and Field Crops

Many of us are taking advantage of the last few warm days of the year, and getting our hands dirty…

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Caring for Livestock in the Summer

On hot summer days, we all need to find ways to cool down. Like us, animals also need to avoid…

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An Insider’s View on Spraying

Throughout the summer, you’ve likely seen machinery, like tractors or even airplanes, traveling across the fields spraying crops with pesticides.…

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All About Planting

No doubt you have seen tractors out in the fields during spring planting, but do you know what they’re doing…

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Spring: A Time of New Beginnings

With spring in the air, farmers are in the middle of calving season. We checked in with John, a farmer…

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