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Hungry for Truth Kaylee Koch Farm Visit With Dave and Miriam Iverson in South Dakota during soybean harvest.

Chatting Harvest with The Iversons and Hungry For Truth

It’s always a pleasure to sit down and open up a conversation about food and farming with South Dakotans and…

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Karla Santi visited the farm of Walt Bones to learn more about how he grows and raises food as part of the Hungry for Truth initiative.

When Farming Goes Digital with Karla Santi, Walt Bones and Hungry For Truth

Having open and transparent conversations about food and farming with South Dakotans and the farmers who grow it is what…

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Why Do Farmers Use GMOs?

Have you ever wondered why many farmers use GMOs? Researching the question online might lead you to believe that they…

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Food Safety Tips: Rinsing Fruits and Veggies

Wash Away Your Worries About Pesticide Residues On Produce

Pesticide residues on your food can be a scary thought. Maybe the topic crossed your mind while making dinner or…

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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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soybeans on the road

Soybeans On The Road

U.S. Soybean farmers are always looking for new avenues to utilize soybeans in a beneficial and sustainable way. Biosynthetic Technologies…

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What Family Means On Scott Family Farms

You can’t talk about farming without talking about farm families. After all, 97% of farms in the U.S. are family…

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Prepping for Planting Season with Jeff Thompson

Planting season is upon us and we are prepping for the season with former South Dakota Soybean President, Jeff Thompson,…

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Bones Hereford Ranch, Hexad Farms and MDM Farms are family-owned businesses near Parker South Dakota featured on Hungry For Truth

Family or Factory? A Look At a Large Local Farm

When John T. Bones left Pennsylvania in 1879 and homesteaded land northeast of Parker, it’s unlikely he knew the first…

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Tru Shrimp Brings New Type of Farming To South Dakota Hungry for Truth

trū Shrimp Brings a New Type of Farming to South Dakota

It’s no secret: Americans love shrimp. We enjoy it so much we eat about 1.6 billion pounds annually, which equates…

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Hungry for Truth takes a look at a day in the life of calving on the Schooley family ranch in Castlewood South Dakota.

A Day in the Life of Calving on a South Dakota Ranch

Spring isn’t just time for planting in South Dakota. On many farms and ranches, the warmer weather and extra hours…

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Bob Metz and the plane he uses to monitor his crops from the air.

Planting From the Perspective of a Sixth-Generation Farm

South Dakota became a state in 1889, but before papers were signed and a flag was raised, a few settlers…

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South Dakota farmers find innovative ways to recycle on the farm.

Recycling on the Farm

Recycling is part of daily life for many American households. Since the 1960s, rates have increased by 34 percent with…

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Maddy pets her two horses on her farm in South Dakota.

How One Young Farmer Is Improving Sustainability Through Soil Health

Maddy Rabenhorst grew up on a farm near Wester, South Dakota, but after high school, she followed her career goals…

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A bowl of fresh edamame.

Four Simple Tips for Staying Healthy and Fit

Fitness fads and weight loss diets get trendy around the new year but striving toward healthy goals is stylish year-round.…

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SDSU precision agriculture student learns how to operate technology and equipment in the cab of a combine with professor.

How South Dakota is Contributing to a More Sustainable Food System

Every year, over 2,200 bright-eyed freshmen arrive in Brookings to begin their journey at South Dakota State University (SDSU). Many…

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Sara takes a seat in Matt's combine.

Chatting Sustainability and The Cycle of Seed to Harvest

It’s always a pleasure to sit down and open up a conversation about food and farming with South Dakotans and…

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Hungry for Truth visits John and Jaclyn Horter Farm to learn about feeding cows and keeping them comfortable in the cold.

Keeping Cows Comfy Through Cooler Temps

The crops may be harvested and the equipment put away, but there’s still plenty to do on South Dakota farms…

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