November 22, 2023
Learn about current agricultural research efforts, share observations about the past growing season and help identify future research needs at the 2023 Delta Harvest Wrap-Up.
November 10, 2023
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a certified food protection manager training on Monday, Jan. 29, with proctors for testing available in 14 communities.
October 31, 2023
Learn to preserve meat and vegetables in jars safely during a one-day class in Homer. Participants will learn how to heat-process low-acid food in jars; use and care for a pressure canner; prepare meat, fish and vegetables to place in jars; and make stock and soup.
October 20, 2023
The 2022 detection of the invasive European green crab in Southeast Alaska and the effect of climate change on the prevalence and impacts of species invasions will be highlighted at the 2023 Alaska Invasive Species Workshop.
November 19, 2023
By Reina Hasting UAF Cooperative Extension Service This year, the official America Recycles Day fell on Nov. 15, but let’s think of recycling every day. I recently visited our local recycling facility and the Fairbanks landfill, which has grown to 252 acres. It changed my perspective on things. Everything I look at now makes me … Continue reading Small recycling steps can lead to big changes
November 05, 2023
By Adrian Kohrt Mornings can be a roller coaster. Jump out of bed to your alarm clock, run through the shower, get dressed and run out the door to work or school. It is easy to skip the most important part of your morning – breakfast. Our bodies are fueled by glucose, a simple sugar … Continue reading Eating breakfast is an essential start to your day
October 22, 2023
By Marla Lowder Did you know that 4-H is 121 years old? 4-H recently celebrated National 4-H Week, Oct. 1-7, which marks the start of a new 4-H year. The 4-H year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. Have you ever wondered what 4-H is all about? It is a youth organization for 5- … Continue reading 4-H has something for everyone
October 08, 2023
By Leslie Shallcross As summer harvesting peaked in August and September, food preservation questions kept my Extension phone lines busy. Calls frequently start with, “How long should I process this in the pressure canner?” or “My family always does it this way.” Even if the individual isn’t asking whether their product is safe, safety is … Continue reading Preserving the harvest safely with at-home canning