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Registration Deadline Approaching-- Students Encouraged to Attend





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

NEWS RELEASE

 


For Immediate Release
: October 21, 2016
Media Contact: Jody Heemstra, 605.773.4073

 

Registration Deadline Approaching; Students Encouraged to Attend

 

PIERRE, S.D.- Oct. 28 is the deadline to register for the pre-events sessions of the South Dakota Local Foods Conference in Mitchell.

 

Pre-events will be held Nov. 3 with the conference being held Nov. 4 and 5. College and technical school students are encouraged to attend and will be given a student discount rate for registration.

 

Participants in the conference may choose between 30 different sessions. Topics range from hydroponics to hops and bees to bakeries.

 

Registration can be completed on line at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-south-dakota-local-foods-conference-november-3-5-tickets-26591577123. Students wishing to attend must register online and can pay at the door, showing their student identification.

 

Find the complete schedule at sdspecialtyproducers.org or email 2016SDLocalFoods@gmail.com for more information.

 

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $25.6 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 115,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect and preserve this industry for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at http://sdda.sd.gov or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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