Local

Farmland Premiere a Huge Success

Photo: WNAX AM

Farmland Premiere a Huge Success

More than 600 people packed the theatre in Sioux Falls Thursday night to see Farmland. The documentary was produced by Academy Award winning filmmaker James Moll. It depicts the day to day lives of six young farmers from various regions of the U.S., including Ryan Veldhuizen of Edgerton, Minnesota.   He says the film crews followed him and his family on their hog and cropping operation for several months to show the story of how food is produced.

Veldhuizen is hopeful the documentary will help bridge the gap between farmers and consumers.

Farmland will have a second run in Sioux Falls on May 15 and you can find out other dates and locations for the documentary at farmlandfilm.com.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal

Fresh
gaspump

One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

in Local

Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed

Fresh
fema

South Dakota’s Congressional delegation met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to talk about new flood maps for the City of Sioux Falls.

in Local

More Money Requested For Higher Education

College Money Student

South Dakota legislators will again be asked to provide higher funding levels for the higher education system.

in Agriculture

ICCI Pleased With Court Privacy Ruling

law books

This week a Federal Judge in Minneapolis dismissed a challenge brought by the American Farm Bureau and National Pork Producers…

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Not Happy With Privacy Ruling

justice

A challenge brought by the American Farm Bureau and National Pork Producers has been dismissed by a Federal Judge. The…