• Program assists agricultural workers with disabilities

    Program assists agricultural workers with disabilities

    May 08, 2020

    The garden and field planting season is approaching, and some growers may have physical limitations with planting. The AgrAbility program works with individuals in the agricultural industry who have disabilities. A farmer with a disability uses a specialized lift to work on a tractor. Photo courtesy of the Breaking New Ground Resource Center at Purdue University The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s AgrAbility program provides workshops, assessments and technical assistance to minimize obstacles for farmers, ranchers, fishers and other agricultural workers with disabilities.
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  • Diabetes management series scheduled

    April 24, 2020

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a free six-week diabetes self-management program that begins May 5. The distance-delivered classes will meet Tuesdays at two separate times, from 1:30-4 p.m. or 5:30-8 p.m.
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  • Extension offers distance-delivered food classes

    April 23, 2020

    Juneau Cooperative Extension agent Sarah Lewis will offer free distance-delivered food business and food preservation classes this spring. Participants from any location may register at to receive a Zoom link.
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  • 4-H members and volunteers sew face masks

    4-H members and volunteers sew face masks

    April 21, 2020

    Alaska 4-H members and volunteers are sewing face masks and donating them to organizations and individuals who need them.
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