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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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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Cedar Creek Gardens Host Field Day for Produce Nutrient Management

Cedar Creek Gardens Host Field Day for Produce Nutrient Management

Cedar Creek Gardens Host Field Day for Produce Nutrient Management Cedar Creek Gardens owners, Bud Manke and Peggy Martin, are hosting a free training day to demonstrate nutrient management concepts focusing on tomatoes, peppers, onions, and cucumbers. The event is Wed. May 17, 2023, from 9 a.m.

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Specialty Crop Producers Needed for S.D. Economic Impact Study

Specialty Crop Producers Needed for S.D. Economic Impact Study

Specialty Crop Producers Needed for S.D. Economic Impact Study  The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) recognizes that in order to adequately plan for education & promotion of our industry, SDSPA and our partners need to have an accurate summary of the current status of South Dakota’s specialty

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Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference March 21-22

Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference March 21-22

Upper Midwest Urban and Rural Ag Innovation Conference March 21-22 Join S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for a two day, multi-state conference focused on producer education and small production operations, March 21-22, 2023 at Drifters Conference Center in Ft. Pierre,

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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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SDSPA Represents Producers at AgFest 2023 & Ag Stakeholders Meeting in Pierre

SDSPA Represents Producers at AgFest 2023 & Ag Stakeholders Meeting in Pierre

SDSPA Represents Producers at AgFest 2023 & Ag Stakeholders Meeting in Pierre S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) participated in AgFest on Feb. 6, 2023. This annual event takes place in Pierre during the legislative session and provides an opportunity to bring together South Dakota’s private, state and

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Updates from Regional Local Food Meetups

Updates from Regional Local Food Meetups

Updates from Regional Local Food Meetups In January & February, 2023 producers across the state met for regional meetings.  Held in Yankton, Chamberlain, Watertown and Rapid City, the goals of these meetings were for networking, discussing what challenges & resources exist in their region for local foods,

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