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State seeks applicants for specialty crop grants

...2819501121909449729. The purpose of the grant is to enhance the competitiveness of Alaska Grown specialty crops, sustain the livelihood of farmers, and strengthen local communities. Only projects related to specialty crops are allowed under this funding source. Specialty...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-20/state-seeks-applicants-specialty-cro
Outdoors
Spud fraud plants farmers in jail

FARGO, N.D. - Two North Dakota brothers were sentenced Monday to prison time and ordered to pay back more than $900,000 for intentionally destroying potatoes to collect federal farm insurance payments. In separate hearings, U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/spud-fraud-plants-farmers-jail
Not For Web
Excess goat milk leads to Fairbanks soap-making business

...Feeds, Arctic Traveler's, The Great Alaskan Bowl Company, Chena Hot Springs Resort and seasonally at the Tanana Valley Farmers Market and the Bag Ladies of Fairbanks in Pioneer Park.Ansley also has retailers in Washington and New York, as well as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-16/excess-goat-milk-leads-fairbanks-soap-m
State
Murkowski talks mines, deficit

...a $2 billion hole then. It was a pretty tough time and we always talked about, we can't eat our seed corn. I'm not a farmer but I can understand that concept. Investments in education and opportunities that would attract young people, I worry about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-20/murkowski-talks-mines-deficit
State | AK legislature
Sports On TV for Thursday, Feb. 5

GOLF7:30 a.m., TGC - LPGA, Bahamas Classic, first round, at Paradise Island11 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour, Farmers Insurance Open, first round, at San Diego12:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Malaysian Open, second round, part...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-05/sports-tv-thursday-feb-5
Sports
Juneau Farmer's Market and Food Festival scheduled for Saturday

...Arts and Humanities Council will host the 7th annual Juneau Farmer's Market and Food Festival on Saturday, Aug., 30 at the...walking tour to teach about identifying wild edibles.The Farmers Market and Food Festival will be from 9 a.m.-2 p.m...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/juneau-farmers-market-and-food-festival-s
Art
Glacier Swim Club tops Senior Region XIV Great Alaska Open

...Jessica M, NLSC, 2:52.92. 8, Farmer, Melinda G, NLSC, 2:55.26. 9...Sarah L, NLSC, 1:10.88. 12, Farmer, Melinda G, NLSC, 1:13.45.Boys...Keyes, Taylor N, SST, 5:29.61. 9, Farmer, Melinda G, NLSC, 5:37.06.Boys...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-27/glacier-swim-club-tops-senior-region-x
Sports
Remote winters

...2006-2007, 37 feet of snow fell. Their lowest snow year, 11 feet of snow fell. Fred Bahovec, a Baranof fisherman and fox farmer who lived to 103, told Fleischman he'd kept track of the snow and recorded 60 feet one year.So snow removal, as well as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/remote-winters
Local
Alaska winter businesses busy despite lack of snow

...so the lack of snow doesn't affect some people's decision to purchase snow machines.Hordemann said that he follows the Farmer's Almanac and long-range forecasts and believes that it will eventually snow enough to allow for snowmachining.At Peninsula...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-02/alaska-winter-businesses-busy-despite-l
State
Local artist focuses on climate, weather in Kaill's show

...and two children. The family previously lived in Montana where Griffin had her work in five stores as well as a booth at the farmer's market. She said it's taken her awhile to get her footing in Juneau but is starting to feel a part of the arts community...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-04/local-artist-focuses-climate-weather-kail
Art

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