Tag » Sustainability

Hungry for Truth Dane's Crop Report 2018

Dane’s Crop Report: GMO Seeds and Cover Crops For the Win

South Dakota farmers may have planted a record soybean crop this year, but the growing season and harvest have been…

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Hungry for Truth Soybean Harvest with Dave and Miriam Iverson South Dakota family farmers

Improving Sustainability With Every Harvest

If farming is like football, harvest is a soybean farmer’s championship game. They’ve clocked countless hours planning, preparing and nurturing…

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Rodney and Dorothy Elliott are South Dakota dairy farmers who operate Drumgoon Dairy. Hungry for Truth shares their story.

How American Dairy Farming Fulfilled an Irish Dream

Rodney Elliott started his first dairy farm in Ireland with 20 cows and a big dream. Over time, he added…

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Sustainability is key for South Dakota farmer and Hungry for Truth advocate David Struck.

The Sustainability Story of a Five-Generation Farm

Since 1896, David Struck’s family has been farming and caring for their land in Wolsey, South Dakota. Today, three generations…

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Buzzing Garden Attracts Pollinators to a Local Family Farm

Butterflies are more than eye candy. Along with bees, these gorgeous insects play a crucial role in our food system,…

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Hungry for Truth Garden Bugs

The Usual Suspects: Five Pests That “Bug” South Dakota Farmers and Gardeners

In a perfect world, we could plant our crops at the start of summer then sit back and watch them…

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Five Questions Farmers Ask Before Applying Pesticides Hungry for Truth

The Five Questions Farmers Ask Before Applying Pesticides

Farmers are driven to grow safe and healthy food while protecting the land. That’s why many use pesticides, along with…

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Hungry for Truth Farm to Fork Dinner 2018

Farm-to-Fork Dinner Unites Rural + Urban South Dakotans in Conversations Around the Table

Hungry for Truth held its third annual Farm-to-Fork Dinner in June, bringing to life its mission of uniting farmers and…

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Laughing Eyes Apiary Honey and Hungry for Truth

Keeping It Sweet and Sustainable With a Local Beekeeper

There’s nothing sweeter than when farmers and beekeepers work together. Just ask Tim Olsen. Tim grew up on a farm…

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Morgan + Jason Kontz Family Farm Hungry for Truth sustainability

Sustainability is a Growing Trend on South Dakota Family Farms

Sustainability is a trending topic among South Dakota farmers and families. Farmers want to take care of the soil and…

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Kevin Deinert Farm Hungry for Truth

How One Young Farmer Preserves the Land for the Next Generation

For Kevin Deinert, farming is all about family. The 30-year-old farmer grows 2,500 acres of soybeans, corn and alfalfa, and…

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Hungry for Truth BJ Hansen Beef Farm

Diversity Drives Sustainability on Hansen Family Farm

For South Dakota soybean farmers, sustainability means doing the right thing for the environment and continuously improving the land for…

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Hungry for Truth SD Sustainable Soybeans

Growing Sustainable Soybeans on Earth Day and Every Day

Though farmers may not be the first people who come to mind when you think of environmentalists, they are focused…

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Hungry for Truth Ram Farrell Family Farm

Meet a Young Farm Family Using Technology for Crop Protection

Ram Farrell grew up around the world. His dad’s military career took the family everywhere from Hawaii to Panama to…

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Five Surprising Things Grown and Raised in South Dakota Hungry for Truth

Five Surprising Things Grown and Raised in South Dakota

When you imagine a South Dakota farm, you probably think of soybeans, corn and wheat. While row crops comprise most…

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Rebekah Scott Hungry for Truth Setting Trends on the Farm

How One Entrepreneur Grows Crops and Sets Trends From the Farm

Thirteen years ago, Rebekah Scott was a young farm wife struggling to make ends meet. In an effort to give…

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Taking Egg-cellent Care of Chickens and the Environment" Hungry for Truth

Taking Egg-cellent Care of Chickens and the Environment

Eggs are a staple ingredient in so many of our favorite dishes, from protein-packed breakfasts to comforting chocolate chip cookies.…

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Matt Bainbridge Hungry for Truth Planting SD

Next Gen Farmer Shares Steps For Sustainable Planting

Farmer Matt Bainbridge tries to make each planting season better than the last. This means growing healthier crops, higher yields…

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