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’s 2022 Farm Family of the Year title goes to Martha Merry, Amy Seitz, and Jane Conway of Soldotna, who own and operate Lancashire Farm.
State authorities are giving the green light to a research effort by the governments of the US and Japan to extract frozen natural gas from Alaska.
A special agricultural land auction is added to the state’s standard annual sale of undeveloped tracts, in hopes of starting a new farming boom in the Interior.
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has established an online system for miners working on state land to submit annual production royalties and mining license taxes.
The Alaska Division of Agriculture is accepting applications through March for two grant programs, one to promote specialty crops and the other to improve food security.
The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys is publishing two new airborne magnetic and radiometric surveys—one for the White Mountains north of Fairbanks and one near Eagle in the eastern Interior.
The US Department of Agriculture approved the Alaska Division of Agriculture’s plan for industrial hemp production, to stay in compliance with federal law.
The return of Shell Oil to Alaska can wait another year. A deadline of December 31, 2021 was extended for Shell to secure partners for near-shore exploration in the Beaufort Sea.
Two new US Department of Agriculture programs–the Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) and the Meat and Poultry Inspection Readiness Grant–are bringing $1.8 million to Alaska.