Iowans who sought to draft Christie in 2011, back him again

...considered a powerful set of establishment Republicans. Bush attended a summer party hosted by Rastetter, as well as an agriculture summit Rastetter put on earlier this year. Real estate developer Denny Elwell said six candidates sought his endorsement...
Nation and World
Farm-raised food

October is National Farm to School Month, and the Division of Agriculture is encouraging organizations to sign on as partners. Outreach partners help spread the message that farm to school benefits kids...
Kenai apple agriculture at work

KENAI - A bushel of people waited patiently in line on a chilly Sunday afternoon to get a taste of the apples at O'Brien Garden and Trees in Nikiski.
Fireweed yields tasty treats from Kenai bees

...registered with Alaska's Division of Agriculture, according to Alaska statutes.Director for the Division of Agriculture Franci Havemeister said in 2014...idea to do so, said Division of Agriculture Inspection and Regulatory Programs...
Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...gas wells in core habitat must be clustered together. Other states have adopted similar plans.The U.S. Department of Agriculture also has worked with ranchers to improve habitat by removing fences, uprooting invasive trees and buying conservation easements...
Nation and World
Drilling sickens people, ruins crops in Thailand

...commission member Nirun Pitakwatchara. Videos of farmland posted to Facebook and other sites allege that rubber trees and other agriculture have been damaged by associated airborne chemicals such as sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide gases. Chainarong said that...
Nation and World
2015 Alaska State Fair Farm Family goes to Little Pitchfork

...Ranch has been selected by the Alaska agriculture community as the 2015 Alaska State...volunteer a lot of their time to the agriculture industry. The Pettits are founding...hardworking Alaskans committed to agriculture.
Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

PORTLAND, Ore. - Northwest fire officials told U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that incoming cooler weather could help calm the massive blazes that threaten thousands of homes, but wind...
Regional News
Lecture to discuss African food security

...Willoughby.Bunch is a frequent contributor to non-governmental organizations around the world and has promoted green agriculture in books and in person. His lecture tonight will address the problems Africa faces in feeding its population and what might...
Homer peonies grace Obama hotel suite

...with setting up the floral arrangement. Last year, Shoultz did a short video with Murkowski on Alaska's growing peony agriculture industry. Murkowski helped arrange for Shoultz and her flowers to get clearance from the Secret Service.Shoultz drove...


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