Meet Your Farmer at Sioux Falls Food Co-op Event- Fresher is Fun!

Meet Your Farmer at Sioux Falls Food Co-op Event- Fresher is Fun!

Meet Your Farmer at Sioux Falls Food Co-op Event- Fresher is Fun! Celebrate South Dakota grown vegetables at the upcoming ‘Meet Your Farmer’ event at the Sioux Falls Food Co-op on Wed., July 10, 2024 from 4 – 7 p.m. Central Time. The event will feature local

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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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2024 Upper Midwest Urban & Rural Ag Innovation Conference Recap

2024 Upper Midwest Urban & Rural Ag Innovation Conference Recap

2024 Upper Midwest Urban & Rural Ag Innovation Conference Recap The 2024 Upper Midwest Urban & Rural Ag Innovation Conference (UMURAI) drew agricultural professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts to Cedar Shore, S.D., on Feb. 8-9, 2024. Over two days participants engaged in dynamic discussions, learned from industry experts,

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The Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference- 2024 Speakers & Schedule

The Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference- 2024 Speakers & Schedule

The Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference- 2024 Speakers & Schedule SDSPA is hosting the 2024 Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Agriculture Innovation Conference (UMURAI) on Feb. 8-9, 2024 at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center at Cedar Shore Oacoma, SD. UMURAI is a premier gathering of

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S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year: 2023 Nominees

S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year: 2023 Nominees
S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year: 2023 Nominees The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) invites the public to participate in voting for the S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year Award. Specialty crops include fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and nursery crops, including floriculture. TheRead more

Register Now for the Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference

Register Now for the Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference

Register Now for the Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference Bringing together knowledgeable leaders to share latest trends, innovations, and best practices in soil health, specialty crops, and more! The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is hosting the 2024 Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Agriculture

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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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Seeking Nominations for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Seeking Nominations for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Seeking Nominations for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is seeking nominations for the 2023 South Dakota Specialty Crop Producer of the Year Award. Producers and members of the public are invited to nominate a farmer who has made

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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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