SDSPA Newsletter- April 2024

This SDSPA newsletter features:

  • Virtual Regional Aggregation Meetings April 1-4th
  • SDSPA Master Class- Stipends for Online Courses
  • Price Sharing Project
  • Buyer Evaluation Survey
  • SDSPA Showcases Specialty Crops at AgFest 2024 with Blue Sky Vegetable Co.
  • Fresher is Fun: Mighty Microgreens Event in Sioux Falls with Dakota Fresh Food Hub
  • Find a Retailer: Microgreens!
  • Upcoming Webinar: Drones in Agriculture: Innovation for Everyday Operations
  • Upcoming Webinar: Pollinator & Native Plant Gardens
  • Save the Date: Garden Discovery Festival in Brookings
  • SDSPA Cut Flower Growers Update
  • S.D. Farmers Market Coalition Update
  • SDSPA Organic Producers
  • S.D. Local Foods Coalition Update
  • Grants: Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development Program; Urban Ag & Innovative Production Grants; Value-Added Producer Grants; TAP (Tourism Advertising Promotion) Grant; Local Ag Marketing Program (LAMP): Farmers Market Promotion (FMPP), Local Foods Promotion (LFPP), & Regional Food Systems Partnership (RFSP); EQIP Program
  • Webinar Recording: Sustainable Biofungicides for Organic Farms
  • Webinar Recording: Urban Growing: Microgreens
  • USDA Resources for Urban Agriculture
  • Producer Spotlights: Mayborn Acres & Lou’s Garden Flower Farm

SDSPA provides regular communications on current activities, news, events and trainings, resources and grant opportunities.