Grape Tailgate Session June 25 in Yankton

Grape Tailgate Session June 25 in Yankton

Tailgate session at Lewis & Clark Vineyard near Yankton, SD focusing on trunk diseases and anything else vine-related that’s on your mind. June 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Lewis and Clark Vineyard: 31060 435th Ave. Yankton, SD Need directions or more info? Call Greg Stach

Read more

Producer Feature: Schadé Vineyard and Winery

Producer Feature: Schadé Vineyard and Winery

Producer Feature: Schadé Vineyard and Winery Schadé Vineyard and Winery owners, Nancy and Jim Schade along with Dillon Ringling received a Value Added Producer Grant through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a healthy juice utilizing Aronia berries from South Dakota growers. The idea

Read more

VESTA Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop held in May

VESTA Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop held in May

Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) and South Dakota State University hosted a Wine Sensory Analysis Workshop, with support from the SD Specialty Producers Association, on May 15-16th at Mitchell Technical Institute, Mitchell, SD. Topics included: Introduction to Tasting, White Wine Sensory Standards, Red Wine Sensory Standards, and Evaluating Palate Attributes:

Read more

SDSPA Newsletter- April 2019

SDSPA Newsletter- April 2019

April 2019 Newsletter New SDSPA website, marketing your products to your customers, Producer Feature: With the Wind Vineyard & Winery, big picture happenings & the 2017 agriculture census, tribute to Ruth Neuberger, proposed SDSPA field events for 2019, ‘Wine Sensory Analysis’ workshop postponed, ‘Grant Writing Workshop’ recap,

Read more

Sensitive Site Registry

Sensitive Site Registry

DriftWatch® Specialty Crop Site and BeeCheck® Apiary Registry are new on-line sensitive site registry programs for South Dakota available through FieldWatch®. This national registry is a voluntary communication tool that enables crop producers, beekeepers, and pesticide applicators to work together to protect specialty crops and apiaries through use

Read more