July 6, 2022
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Small Acreage Program to be held Feb. 18 in Rapid City

South Dakota Small Acreages will host a seminar for all acreage owners on Feb. 18 at the new University Center, located just south of Exit 61 and east of McDonalds at 4300 Cheyenne Blvd in Rapid City, S.D.

The Program runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Topics will include:

9:30  “Intro to SDSU Extension/RC Regional Center,” presented by Mindy Hubert, SDSU Extension Small Acreage Field Specialist.

9:40  “Grant opportunities for acreage owners,” presented by Mindy Hubert, SDSU Extension Small Acreage Field Specialist. Her presentation includes information on SARE grant experiences shared by Fred & Heather Gordon and Tom Barnes/BH Area Meat Goat Producers, as well as other funding opportunities.

10:20   ” iGrow Horses,” the exciting new web portal for horse owners, presented by Dr. Rebecca Bott, SDSU Equine Specialist

11:05   “Miniature cattle: profitability &feasibility for smaller properties,” presented by Adele Harty, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist

11:30   “Is “Ag Status” right for your property?” this presentation includes information on county requirements and overall feasibility , presented by Mindy Hubert, SDSU Extension Small Acreage Field Specialist; as well as information and testimony shared by Doug & Carol Pavel of Butte Vista Farm.

For more information on this program contact Mindy Hubert at 605-394-2236,mindy.hubert@sdstate.edu  or visit http://www.sdstate.edu/wrac/sdsa/index.cfm .  You can also find us on Facebook under “South Dakota Small Acreages.”

Source: SDSU Extension

 

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