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Alaskans invited to take part in National Farm to School Month

...Month in October, the state Division of Agriculture is collaborating with the...they worked with the Alaska Division of Agriculture and local schools to bring...Root Viewer kits from the Division of Agriculture. Winners will be randomly...
Havemeister out as agriculture director

Gov. Bill Walker announced last week that Franci Havemeister will leave her role as director of the Alaska Division of Agriculture on Dec. 4.The Palmer resident was appointed in 2007 and is a lifelong Alaska resident.While agriculture has...
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...
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...good idea to do so, said Division of Agriculture Inspection and Regulatory...
Chef at the Market now accepting applications from Alaska chefs

...applications from Alaska chefs interested in providing cooking demonstrations during the 2015 farmers market season. The Division of Agriculture intends to award multiple contracts for chef demonstrations between May and September.The Chef at the Market...
State seeks applicants for specialty crop grants

PALMER - The Division of Agriculture is now seeking applicants for its annual Specialty Crop Competitive Grant Program. The division intends to administer grants for...
Lawmakers discuss new approach to pot legalization

...would not violate the state constitution.The Senate State Affairs Committee also discussed marijuana Tuesday. Division of Agriculture Director Franci Havemeister told the committee that the division is looking at whether marijuana growers will...
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...
Celebrate AK Agriculture Day on May 5

...and educating youth about the vital role that agriculture plays in our economy.Here are a few ideas from the Division of Agriculture on how to celebrate Agriculture Day:? Join the 34,278 people who "like" the Alaska Grown Facebook page at...
Applications sought for Farm to Summer Food Service grants

...specialty crops within their programs.The new Farm to Summer Food Service Program grants have been developed by the Division of Agriculture's Farm to School Program in coordination with the Department of Education & Early Development's Child Nutrition...


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