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Guest Blog: South Dakota Dairy Princess Morgan Kohl

6/18/2018 - Hello Everyone! My name is Morgan Kohl and I am excited to be serving as the 2018-19 South Dakota Dairy Princess. I recently graduated from Waverly-South Shore High School. This fall, I plan on attending South Dakota State University for a double major in dairy production and animal science. I pla... Read More

A Passion for Beef and the People Who Raise It

5/30/2018 - Guest Blog written by Shelby Bartling   I’m Shelby Bartling and I live near Gregory, SD with my husband, Justin. My days are spent working with farmers and ranchers in the area as a Feed Consultant for Country Pride Cooperative. I grew up on my family’s farm near Toronto, SD with my parents... Read More

Farmer's Daughter Guest Blog: Katie Schoenfelder

5/21/2018 - Hello All!   My name is Katie Schoenfelder and I am excited to announce that I am the 2018 summer intern at Ag United for South Dakota!  I just completed my sophomore year at South Dakota State University where I am majoring in agricultural communications with minors in marketing and graphic de... Read More

Celebrate May with Beef and Eggs

5/16/2018 - Every May we celebrate two of our favorite products that are grown in South Dakota, beef and eggs! Eggs are a great way to start your day, and steak is always the best end. In South Dakota, we have farm families that are committed to ensuring these products are safe, delicious, and nutritious.  ... Read More

Kelly Brandlee: Helping Farmers Share Their Story

5/1/2018 - Farmer's Daughter Guest Blog Post written by Kelly Brandlee   Kelly and her husband Clint. I grew up on my family’s farm near Salem, SD where we raised cattle, corn and soybeans. We also had horses that were used not just for 4-H and fun activities, but also to check cattle. ... Read More

Guest Blog: Adventures and Relationships

2/27/2018 - This week's Farmer's Daughter blog and radio segment are by Larissa Neugebauer, a Farmer's Daughter originally from Dimock, SD!    Adventures and relationships are two words that can mean so many things – especially when it involves family, agriculture, and dairy farming! Growing up on a small... Read More

Corn Mazes and Corn Harvest

10/31/2017 - My sister Sawyer and I on our own corn maze adventure.  October is a time when lots of families head to the country. Apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes give people from town the chance to enjoy the beautiful rural landscape we have in South Dakota. It’s fun to spen... Read More

Ashley Gelderman - A Passion for Pigs

10/23/2017 - Ashley with one of her piglets from her M.S. research Farmer's Daughter Guest Blog Growing up on a 4,000 head sow farm outside of Salem, SD, my passion for pigs started early in life. Farrowing (birthing of baby pigs) occurred everyday on our farm.  Being the youngest of three c... Read More

Sydney Sleep: My Summer with Ag United

8/15/2017 - By Sydney Sleep I can’t believe my summer internship with Ag United for South Dakota is already over. This summer was truly one for the books. I am so thankful for the people I met, all I learned about the agriculture industry, and the unique experiences I was given.  One of my biggest take... Read More

Local Foods Around the World

8/14/2017 - HyVee defines local as 200 miles or less.  What does the term “local food” mean to you? Here in South Dakota, we have 30,000 farmers producing food locally with thousands more in the surrounding states. On average each of these farmers produces food for 155 people. That means... Read More