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Business booming for berry growers

...making. We're the only winery in the state that is 100 percent Alaskan grown, and we are certified by the Division of Agriculture."Olson said having a berry farm in Alaska has been difficult, especially with unpredictable weather."Farming...
State develops 'Farm to Restaurant' publication

...check out a free new publication with information on how they can sell their products to restaurants.The state Division of Agriculture has developed an online "Farm to Restaurant" fact sheet in collaboration with the Alaska Department of Environmental...
Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation

...and planting is one of the reforestation methods specified in the act.Harvested spruce cones are sent to the Division of Agriculture's Alaska Plant Materials Center for cleaning, conditioning and storage. The cones are dried and tumbled to...
October is Farm to School month

PALMER - The Division of Agriculture Farm to School program is partnering with child nutrition programs to promote Farm to School activities and Local Lunch Day at...
DNR now accepting grant applications for Farm to School program

...Applications can be dropped off in person, sent by email to or mailed to the Division of Agriculture at 1800 Glenn Highway, Ste 12, Palmer, AK 99701 or faxed to 745-7242. All applications must be received...
Making green: Peony growers blossoming in Alaska, Southeast

...said was worth a year of research. Later, the Division of Agriculture provided partial funding for some farmers to go...harvestable stems.Franci Havemeister, Director of the Division of Agriculture, said the division's statistics don't list...
Montessori Borealis selected to receive grant

...programs from around the state to receive the 2014 Alaska Farm to School Program mini-grant from the Alaska Division of Agriculture. There was a record number of applicants this year from schools, preschools, home school programs and nonprofit...
Alaska Farm to School and Alaska Grown programs receive statewide award

Palmer ? The Alaska Division of Agriculture's Farm to School Program...award was presented to the Division of Agriculture today during the Alaska Public...Havemeister, director of the Division of Agriculture.
Reminder of Potato Late Blight Disease quarantine

PALMER - The Alaska Division of Agriculture would like to remind retail store managers of the plant health requirements for the sale of seed potatoes and tomato plants from...
State requests farm, ranch data for Alaska Grown Source Book

PALMER - The Alaska Division of Agriculture is asking farmers and ranchers...and ranchers can visit the Division of Agriculture website at www.dnr.alaska...public distribution.The Division of Agriculture collects data and updates...


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