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Rhoda Burrows

Professor & SDSU Extension Horticulture Specialist

605-394-2236

SDSU Extension West River Ag Center
711 N Creek Dr
Rapid City, SD 57703

Provide support commercial fruit and vegetable production and marketing in South Dakota. Organize production and food safety workshops and obtain funding for educational and research publications and programs; collaborate with regional and national extension efforts. Co-coordinator for SD SARE program.

Also by Rhoda Burrows

a lush, green grape vine with clusters of dark, purple grapes

Starting a Commercial Vineyard in South Dakota

Are you thinking of starting your own vineyard? This publication provides a brief overview of the issues you need to consider in determining whether grape growing might be a good fit for you.

A green squash vine with a large, yellow flower blooming from it.

Saving Seed of Pumpkins, Squash, Cucumbers, Melons and Gourds

If gardeners wish to save seed from cucurbits (squash, pumpkins, gourds, cucumbers, and melons), special precautions need to be observed, as these plants are insect-pollinated.

A young, male merchant speaking to a group of customers at his farmers market stall.

Five Steps for Founding a New Farmers Market

This information was developed to provide a resource of options for new or developing markets as they begin organizing their farmers market.