Video: Navigating On-Farm Food Safety Programs

Video: Navigating On-Farm Food Safety Programs

Presenters: Teresa Wiemerslage, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Field Specialist Description: S.D. Specialty Producers hosted a webinar focused on on-farm food safety including FSMA and GAP. Teresa Wiemerslage shared about produce safety programs, discussed best practices, the importance of food safety, and the basics of food

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Webinar to Navigate On-Farm Food Safety Programs for Produce Growers

Webinar to Navigate On-Farm Food Safety Programs for Produce Growers

Webinar to Navigate On-Farm Food Safety Programs for Produce Growers Join us June 26th at 10 a.m. CDT for a webinar focused on On Farm Food Safety Programs with Teresa Wiemerslage, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Field Specialist. During the webinar attendees will learn more about

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SDSPA Conducting Survey of Businesses and Institutional Buyers

SDSPA Conducting Survey of Businesses and Institutional Buyers

SDSPA Conducting Survey of Businesses and Institutional Buyers S.D. Specialty Producers Association is collecting responses on our buyer evaluation survey. The purpose of this survey is to gauge interest of businesses and institutions across the state in regards to purchasing specialty crops, value added products, and local

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Regional Aggregation Meetings Scheduled for April

Regional Aggregation Meetings Scheduled for April

Regional Aggregation Meetings Scheduled for April During the first week of April join us virtually for regional meetings focused on aggregation resources, opportunities and challenges. Four separate meetings will provide opportunities to hear about other producers’ experiences and learn about market opportunities.  Speakers and topics will vary

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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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Shared Vendor Space Available through Diamond E Collective

Shared Vendor Space Available through Diamond E Collective

Shared Vendor Space Available through Diamond E Collective Diamond E Collective at 523 Main St. in Rapid City, S.D. has opened a space for producers to jointly market their products. The storefront is currently seeking producers and artists interested in displaying their goods in a retail location

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Adventures in Urban Agriculture August Tour Day

Adventures in Urban Agriculture August Tour Day

Adventures in Urban Agriculture August Tour Day Urban agriculture enthusiasts gathered on Aug. 4, 2023 for an inspiring day of learning and exploration at the Adventures in Urban Agriculture Tour Day, co-hosted by Cherry Rock Farms and IronFox Farm. As the heat soared, participants were treated to

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Weekly Producer Webinar Feature- July, 2023

Weekly Producer Webinar Feature- July, 2023

Weekly Producer Webinar Feature- July, 2023 SDSPA is hosting weekly producer training webinars via Facebook Live, aimed at providing valuable insights, knowledge, and resources to enhance your farming and gardening practices and business. At SDSPA, we understand the importance of continuous learning and staying up-to-date with the

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SDSPA Offering Two Educational Webinars Next Week

SDSPA Offering Two Educational Webinars Next Week

SDSPA Offering Two Educational Webinars Next Week The S.D. Specialty Producers Association has coordinated two webinars next week based on educational topics requested by members. How to Accept SNAP/EBT Cards at Your Farm- May 9, 2023, 12:30 p.m. CT/11:30 a.m. MT Whitney Butler, MarketLink Regional Representative, will

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