Are you thinking of starting your own vineyard? The wine industry in South Dakota has experienced steady growth over the past 20 years, and demand for locally-grown high quality wine grapes is strong. In addition to the potential market opportunities, some people are attracted to grape growing because they like working outdoors, enjoy working with plants, and enjoy wine. Grapes may be a good alternative crop to traditional agronomic crops, especially on land that is marginal for cultivation. 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.
Starting a Commercial Vineyard in South Dakota
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