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2012 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year Announced

...including the Ninilchik State Fair Board, the Alaska Board of Agriculture and Conservation, the Matanuska Maid Creamery Board, the Soil and Water Conservation District Board, and the local Grange and Farm Bureau. Carrol Martin said that...
Plans to dump Mat-Su milk worry officials

...into cheese. But he does not know how much milk he can take or what he will be able to pay. Meanwhile, the state Creamery Board is asking the state Legislature for up to $200,000 in financial aid for the four farmers.
Senate president drops her objection to dairy farmer relief

...encouraging, said Ben Vanderweele, a member of the creamery board. "I hope some of this money will end up in the hands...income." Green's letter came a week after the creamery board decided to ask the state for $200,000 to help the...
Alaska Digest

...million, state officials have decided. The state Creamery Board on Sunday set the price when approving the logo will be offered in a sealed-bid process, Creamery Board Chairwoman Kristan Cole said. Bids are due Dec...
Alaska Digest

...decision to sell dairy Sound off on the important issues at PALMER - Gov. Sarah Palin on Wednesday agreed with the Creamery Board to sell the struggling state-owned Matanuska Maid Dairy. The move comes after an emergency meeting Monday in response...
Alaska editorial: Mat Maid living on state's borrowed time

...that runs Mat Maid dairy. The creamery board had refused her offer of financial...has no direct authority over the creamery board, so, to the applause of the...which has authority over the creamery board, and put in some new members...
Alaska Digest

...State-owned dairy company Matanuska Maid will end operations July 7, company officials announced Thursday. The State Creamery Board came to its decision to shut down the 71-year-old company at a board meeting Wednesday, citing escalating shipping...
Palin fires all 7 members of state agriculture board

...Board has authority over the state Creamery Board, which voted last week to shut...Palin cannot directly replace the Creamery Board or legally intervene in the dairy...board has authority to replace the Creamery Board, Stapleton said. The governor...
State board wants stop gap money for dairy farmers

...Alaska's struggling dairy industry alive, the state Creamery Board voted unanimously Friday to ask the state Legislature...South-central area dairy farmers. The five-member Creamery Board oversees the operations of Matanuska Maid. Board...
State-owned dairy records loss

...The requests involved things "most board members felt they needed more time to consider." The Agriculture and Creamery boards, which consist of the same members, voted separately to keep the Mat Maid name out of the dairy's sale and only...


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