A $25 million grant will expand the North Slope fiber network, bringing high-speed internet to the community of Nuiqsut.
US Department of Agriculture grants and loan guarantees pay for village infrastructure upgrades, new fishing vessels, and a helicopter.
More than $60 million from two federal departments pays for extending high-speed internet from Kodiak Island to the Chukchi Sea.
The US Department of Agriculture approved the Alaska Division of Agriculture’s plan for industrial hemp production, to stay in compliance with federal law.
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.