Strengthening South Dakota’s Local Food System: A Unified Effort

Strengthening South Dakota’s Local Food System: A Unified Effort

Strengthening South Dakota’s Local Food System: A Unified Effort Partnering under the umbrella of the North Central USDA Regional Food Business Center grant (RFBC), the South Dakota Specialty Producers Association and the Value Added Agriculture Development Center are fostering transformative change. As technical service providers for this

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Infrastructure Grants Now Open for Producers

Infrastructure Grants Now Open for Producers

Infrastructure Grants Now Open for Producers **Update to post since original release. Applications are now open and will be accepted through March 10, 2024 at 11:59 pm CT. Please review the Request for Proposals here: https://danr.sd.gov/Press/docs/rfsi/SD%20RFSI%20RFP%20Final.pdf DANR will host two Office Hours meetings for interested applicants to

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Video: Applying for NRCS EQIP Programs

Video: Applying for NRCS EQIP Programs

  Presenter: Rachel Frei, SD NRCS Urban Conservationist Description: This webinar offers valuable knowledge for individuals and organizations seeking to enhance their environmental stewardship efforts. With NRCS assistance, applicants can maximize their chances of securing funding for projects aimed at promoting sustainable land use, conserving natural resources, and

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Local Foods Purchase Assistance Program Seeks Interested Producers

Local Foods Purchase Assistance Program Seeks Interested Producers

Local Foods Purchase Assistance Program Seeks Interested Producers South Dakota’s Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources has signed a Local Food Purchase Assistance (LFPA) cooperative agreement with the USDA, allowing for the procurement and delivery of locally grown food to South Dakotans in need, and to provide

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Funds Available for Producers Hosting School Field Trips

Funds Available for Producers Hosting School Field Trips

Funds Available for Producers Hosting School Field Trips We know that many of our Specialty Producers want to connect with their communities, and so we are excited to announce an opportunity for those interested in inviting a classroom to your farm.  SDSPA is able to offer a

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2022 Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

2022 Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

2022 Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is continuing a program that offers assistance in building new websites or updating the look, mobile accessibility, or Search Engine Optimization of an existing website for specialty crop producers.   SDSPA received a

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Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is continuing a program that offers assistance in building new websites or updating the look, mobile accessibility, or Search Engine Optimization of an existing website for specialty crop producers.   SDSPA received a Specialty

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