Supporting sustainable fisheries, one bite at a time

...month. Half shares offer 20 pounds of summer seafood at 5 pounds delivered each month.Similar to the community supported agriculture business model that delivers fresh produce to customers directly from the farms during the growing season, CSF shareholders...
Residents rank 3 state services as low priority

FAIRBANKS - State services like the pioneers' homes, the aerospace corporation and the agriculture division are among Alaska's least important, according to participants in a budget conference held by Gov. Bill Walker.Those...
Seed potato program may come to an end time increment funding approval for Plant Materials Center's Potato Program which runs under the Alaska Division of Agriculture. The program will require legislative action to continue next year.The Materials Center is the only place in the state...
An Alaskan's Local Food

...and are often willing to help navigate the start-up phase and get you growing your own.To further explore the realm of agriculture here in Southeast, I will be spending the summer working at Farragut Farm, about 30 miles outside of Petersburg. Farragut...
Celebrate AK Agriculture Day on May 5

...PALMER - Alaskans will celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on Tuesday, May 5. On this day, Alaskans are encouraged to support local agriculture by seeking out and purchasing products...educating youth about the vital role that agriculture plays in our economy.Here are a few...
Funding for garden insulation

...large garden and you want to extend its growing season, this information may be for you. The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering funding to qualified applicants for plastic "high tunnels," also called...
North Pole Grange the picture of success

...indiscretion.The painting of a tractor is still featured on the side of the North Pole Grange, which was built in 1964 to promote agriculture in the Interior.The grange has since become an artists' hub, and Bates is among dozens of artists who have featured their...
LaSalle man accused of timber thefts arrested in Alaska

...100,000 was arrested in Alaska where they say he was planning to flee to Canada.On Tuesday the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said James Marcus Ainsworth, 39, of LaSalle Parish, was arrested in Anchorage. Officials allege he was trying...
The Latest: Study says drought cost to grow by $500 million

...its fourth year, will be worse for state farmers this year in terms of reduced water availability and economic impact to agriculture.California is the country's leading state in terms of agricultural production.Researchers say that even with increased...
Alaska Airlines turning to tree power

...produced into fuels."NARA is a five-year project supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and National Institute of Food and Agriculture. It's made up of 22 member organizations ranging from industry and academia to government...


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