SDSPA Contractor Feature: Dr. Angela Jackson

SDSPA Contractor Feature: Dr. Angela Jackson

SDSPA Contractor Feature Dr. Angela Jackson is the new SDSPA OCIA Transitioning to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP) contractor for the Plains Region serving South Dakota. In her role, she will be advising and supporting transitioning producers across the state through organic farming education, technical assistance, and outreach

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SDSPA Organic Producer Chapter Kick Off

SDSPA Organic Producer Chapter Kick Off

SDSPA Organic Producer Chapter Kick Off The S.D. Specialty Producers Association is eager to support the development of a new Organic Chapter and invites interested producers and processors to our online kick-off event April 18, 2024 at 4 p.m. Central via Zoom. Those involved or interested in

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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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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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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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NRCS & Urban Agriculture Initiative

NRCS & Urban Agriculture Initiative

S.D. Specialty Producers Association Partners with Natural Resources Conservation Service on Urban Agriculture Initiative Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) have formed a partnership to build the capacity of local partners’ knowledge to develop and implement effective strategies in supporting producers

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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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