Despite its relatively small size, the agriculture industry in Alaska remains an important one. From small, locally-owned farms to innovative, rural projects that use sustainable energy, Alaska Business covers the economics of agriculture and how entrepreneurs and established business owners continue to grow this field in Alaska.
Latest Agriculture News
Ag-in-a-Box Traveling Classroom Expands from Online to In-Person
Alaska Village Initiatives received a $28,000 grant to support The Amazing Ag-in-a-Box Traveling Classroom program, an in-person expansion of its online subsistence farming curriculum.
Repeat Winner of ‘Golden Carrot’ Award
For the second year in a row, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ “Golden Carrot” award for promoting locally grown products goes to The Roaming Root Cellar.
Research Team Adding Crops to New Houston Solar Farm
UAF has $1.3 million to grow vegetables, peonies, forage, and berries among the panels being installed at Alaska’s largest solar farm in Houston.
More Than $1M Bid on Farm Tracts Near Nenana
A special agricultural land auction near Nenana is the first phase of the state’s attempt to bring more farming to the 140,000-acre Nenana-Totchaket area.
Alaska Food Policy Council Unveils Action Plan
The Alaska Food Policy Council released its plan to increase the state’s food production from the current level of 5 percent of everything consumed.
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