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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Video: Transitioning to Organic Poultry Production- June 21 TOPP Field Day

Video: Transitioning to Organic Poultry Production- June 21 TOPP Field Day

Presenters: Dr. Angela Jackson, SDSPA, TOPP Organic Ag Transition Advisor; Mike Badger, American Pastured Poultry Producers Association; David Schafer of Featherman Equipment; Dr. Jeff Mattocks, The Fertrell Company Description: On June 21st SDSPA hosted an USDA TOPP field day to discuss the production considerations for transitioning to

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Video: Understanding Risk Management in Transitioning to Organic Crop and Livestock Production

Video: Understanding Risk Management in Transitioning to Organic Crop and Livestock Production

Presenter: Joyce E. Ford, USDA-TOPP Mentor and Dr. Angela Jackson, SDSPA, TOPP Organic Ag Transition Advisor Description: This webinar discusses several key considerations for transitioning organic producers regarding various risks that require careful management to improve long-term success. Gaining a better understanding of how to prepare for,

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Video: Permaculture: Harmonious & Resilient Environments

Video: Permaculture: Harmonious & Resilient Environments

Presenter: Robin Buterbaugh, SDSU Extension Horticulture Field Specialist Description: Permaculture practices can include organic gardening, agroforestry, water harvesting, natural building, and community development, among others. The purpose of permaculture is to create sustainable and regenerative systems that meet human needs while enhancing ecosystem health and biodiversity. This

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Video: Introducing the ‘Transition to Organic Partnership Program’ (TOPP) for Producers in South Dakota

Video: Introducing the ‘Transition to Organic Partnership Program’ (TOPP) for Producers in South Dakota

Presenter: Dr. Angela Jackson, SDSPA, TOPP Organic Ag Transition Advisor Description: The Transitional Organic Partnership Program (TOPP) in South Dakota, administered by Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA) under a cooperative agreement to SDSPA, aims to support farmers in transitioning to organic farming. The program offers education and

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Video: Facebook Ads 101

Video: Facebook Ads 101

Presenter: Kim VanderPoel, Fresh Impact Social Marketing Description: Learn about using Facebook ads for business. VanderPoel shares about the creation and use of Facebook ads, gives demonstrations, and shares content creation tips & ideas specific to cut flower businesses. Other discussion topics included the social media algorithm,

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Video: Pollinator and Native Plant Gardens

Video: Pollinator and Native Plant Gardens

Presenter: Alina Krone-Hedman, Minnehaha Conservation District Urban Conservation Education Coordinator. Description: Discover the secrets to creating vibrant and biodiverse pollinator and native plant gardens as we discuss the art of sustainable gardening in urban environments. Learn practical tips and expert insights on designing and planning your own

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