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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Specialty Producers Invited to Business Planning Workshop

Specialty Producers Invited to Business Planning Workshop

Specialty Producers Invited to Business Planning Workshop Specialty producers are encouraged to spend a day focusing on developing their business plan at a free upcoming workshop on Nov. 14, 2023 at the SDSU Extension Pierre Regional Center, in Pierre, S.D. The Business Planning Workshop will run from

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Specialty Producers & Value Added Ag featured at the 2023 S.D. State Fair

Specialty Producers & Value Added Ag featured at the 2023 S.D. State Fair

Specialty Producers & Value Added Ag featured at the 2023 S.D. State Fair During South Dakota’s State Fair in Huron, SD, specialty producers were among the many avenues of agriculture being celebrated at the Value Added Agriculture Center Day on Thurs., Aug. 31, 2023.  The Value Added

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North Central Regional Food Business Center

North Central Regional Food Business Center

North Central Regional Food Business Center The North Central Regional Food Business Center (NC-RFBC) is a collaboration of stakeholders in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota who are working to build capacity and resiliency in the food value chain, including small and mid-sized producers, processors, aggregators, distributors,

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SDSPA Educational Webinar Opportunities

SDSPA Educational Webinar Opportunities

SDSPA Educational Webinar Opportunities We are thrilled to announce that the S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is launching an exciting new initiative to support and empower producers like yourself. The live recordings started in June. SDSPA is hosting weekly producer training webinars via Facebook Live, aimed at

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SDSPA Collecting “Take 5 for Feedback” on Education Topics

SDSPA Collecting “Take 5 for Feedback” on Education Topics

SDSPA Collecting “Take 5 for Feedback” on Education Topics SDSPA and NRCS are working together to form resources that support producers in the building of a sustainable local food system  The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and South Dakota Specialty Crop Association (SDSPA)

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Producers Invited to S.D. Specialty Producers 2023 Annual Meeting

Producers Invited to S.D. Specialty Producers 2023 Annual Meeting

Producers Invited to S.D. Specialty Producers 2023 Annual Meeting Specialty Ag Producers Invited for Industry Updates and Education The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is hosting its Annual Membership Meeting Tues., March 21, 2023 from 9:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. in Ft. Pierre, SD.  SDSPA is a statewide

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Specialty Producers Invited to Regional Meetups

Specialty Producers Invited to Regional Meetups

Specialty Producers Invited to Regional Meetups All producers, and those involved with their local food systems, are encouraged to come meet each other, share ideas, and enjoy a great meal at upcoming regional meetups.   Attend one or more of the four meetings taking place in January &

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Specialty Producers to Showcase Products at 2022 S.D. State Fair

Specialty Producers to Showcase Products at 2022 S.D. State Fair

Specialty Producers to Showcase Products at S.D. State Fair The Value Added Agriculture Development Center (VAADC) invites you to attend the 23rd Annual Value Added Agriculture Center Day at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron, SD on Thurs., Sept. 1 from 9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.  Be sure

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