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Furthering entrepreneurial spirit, innovation

...Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Patrice Kunesh is traveling to...Forest Service and our partners in Rural Development, Natural Resources Alaska state director of USDA Rural Development.
Conference to promote economic creativity

...they argue what the role is," Holst said.Patrice Kunesh, U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary of Rural Development, is visiting from Washington, D.C., to speak on the Tongass National Forest, the Roadless Rule and its impact...
Ag. Secretary Vilsack Announces New Timber Plan for Tongass

...and market development.? Working with USDA's Rural Development mission to facilitate retooling of the forest industry...The fifth point listed would enlist the USDA's rural development division to offer consultation services and...
Governor names members of Native Language Council

...holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology and American civilization from Brown University, a master's degree in rural development from UAF, and a Ph.D. in language planning and indigenous knowledge systems from UAF. Alvanna-Stimpfle, of...
Fairbanks couple aim to market vodka brand

...made their project much easier.Tara, who works at the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Community and Rural Development, has a background in chemistry and understands the distilling process. Rob has found his experience in a more unexpected...
Vacant or Vital, Part III: What help is there for building renovators?

...on Front Street, while the other part of the former theater has been shuttered for 12 years.Weltzin, who is a rural development expert, uses a power point presentation to describe the complicated tax credit funding mechanism to those who inquire...
Village safe water program remains part of farm bill

...said.The program has brought the state approximately $20 million per year in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development funding.The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Nutrition passed the revised farm bill, with funding...
Mat-su dairy co-owner indicted in theft

...make ice cream and cheese.According to the indictment, Beus's alleged scheme worked like this:The USDA's Rural Development program announced a grant of $650,000 in 2007 that would help expand Alaska's dairy industry, including the...
Innovation Summit draws southeast industry

...Community and Economic Development, Jim Nordlund Alaska state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, University of Alaska Fairbanks Vice Chancellor for Research Dan White, Sen. Dennis Egan, Sen. Alan Austerman...
DOT sacks 40 workers

...said the division has picked up the work load of two other divisions within the past eight years - the Division of Rural Development and the Division of Trade and Development. "There is this kind of continual shrinking of resources," Poland said...


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