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Nut & Hop Production Tours Aug. 4 in Yankton, SD  The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has coordinated upcoming farm tours to feature the production of nuts and hops on Saturday, Aug 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. C.T. in rural Yankton, SD. The first tour will begin at 9:00 a.m. C.T. at Ausborn’s … Continue reading

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The Northeast Nebraska RC&D Council is offering a fun & educational event to learn more about bees.  It’s called a “Bee-friending Party”and will be Tuesday, August 7th.  The poster about it is attached and pre-registration is requested by August 2nd.  We hope you can come and if not, please feel free to share this with … Continue reading

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2018 Canning Workshop@ SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center Tuesday, August 14th @ 01:00pm SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on August 14 at 1 PM CDT at the Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. Eighth St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103). Join us and learn how to safely can in your kitchen! SDSU … Continue reading

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Yankton Area Fall Fling (Save the Date) All About Tulips: How to select quality tulips and other spring bulbs, how to plant them, maintain them as perennials, and how to arrange flowerbeds.  Hear about the Orange City Tulip Festival and tulip growing lessons learned from the presenters: Mike Hofman, Director of the Orange City Tulip … Continue reading

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Local Foods Fair Scheduled for Sioux Falls, SD A Local Foods Fair will be held at Stockyards Ag Experience, 301 E Falls Park Dr, Sioux Falls, SD on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 starting at 3:00pm. The Local Foods Fair is a family friendly event that will focus on consumer education and awareness about local foods … Continue reading

Perennial Ground Covers for Shade Gardens

Who needs more weeds? One way to dissuade unwanted plants is to plant ground covers instead. Perennial ground covers that are hardy for our region and grow well in the shade of trees can be a challenge to find. This bugleweed ground cover in bloom, later displays low-growing green leaves in a sun to shade … Continue reading

Winners Announced In Annual Flower, Vegetable Show

Best turnout of entries ever, in twelve years of the annual Yankton Flower / Vegetable Show, according to Betts Pulkrabek, one of the show organizers. Town and Country Garden Garden Club sponsored the 2014 July 26th event at the Yankton Community Library. The 179 entries included many new show participants. Participants and about a hundred … Continue reading

Winners Announced In Annual Flower, Vegetable Show

“Funky Fruits and Vegetables” was a category in the 2014 Yankton Town & Country Garden Club Flower / Vegetable Show. Among the entries are a Loch Ness Gourd from Karen Kostel-Rassmussen, a bad hair day watermelon from Linda Roberts, and some vegetable critters from Donna Anstine. See more flower and vegetable show results here and … Continue reading