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How Precision Agriculture is Like Pokemon Go

Precision agriculture is a way of farming relying on maps, data and technology to precisely manage farms with increased efficiency.…

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Six Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Farmers Markets

Farmers market season is in full swing. That means at least once a week, fresh, in-season food and local farmers…

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Farm-to-Fork Dinner Brings Sioux Falls Urbanites to the Farm

The first Hungry for Truth Farm-to-Fork Dinner on June 24 was the perfect night, from the delicious local food to…

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What’s the best part of raising kids on the farm?

It’s Father’s Day, and we want to give a special shout out to all the farm fathers in South Dakota…

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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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Farmer Q&A – Sustainability in Planting Season

This is planting season for farmers. Right now, they are spending countless hours in their fields planting crops for the…

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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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Celebrating South Dakota Moms

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! We want to say thank you for all that you do.…

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Local Farmer Bridging the Gap Between Food and Farming

Local farmer Monica McCranie thinks a lot about food beyond the farm field. As a health-conscious mom, nutrition has always…

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What do today’s farmers do differently than farmers of past generations?

Just like any other industry, farming has made great changes in the last 40 years, becoming more efficient and utilizing…

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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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Plowing snow on the Greenway farm in the winter.

What I’m Up to This Winter (Part Three)

Harvest is complete. The weather is getting colder, and there’s snow on the  ground.  Although farmers aren’t out in the…

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Barns and buildings on the Greenway farm in the winter.

What I’m Up to This Winter (Part Two)

Harvest is complete. The weather is getting colder, and there’s snow on the ground. Although farmers aren’t out in the…

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A herd of cattle and tractor on the Greenways' farm.

What I’m Up to This Winter (Part One)

Harvest is complete. The weather is getting colder, and there’s snow on the ground. Although farmers aren’t out in the…

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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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Various seeds laid in the soil.

Sustainability Made Simple

Since the first farmers settled their land, all farmers have had one goal in common: Keep the farm working and…

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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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