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  • Farm Family Nominations Sought

    May 22, 2019
    The Alaska Division of Agriculture is looking for nominations for the Farm Family of the Year Award to be presented at the Alaska State Fair. Nominations are sought from across Alaska. To nominate a family, submit a written statement about why you think a family should be nominated and information about their farming history, community involvement, Alaska-grown products and participation in agricultural organizations. 
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  • Juneau Wild Kitchen Walks!

    April 24, 2019
    Juneau residents may join Cooperative Extension and local experts this spring and summer to gather local, wild edible plants and learn how to use them in cooking.
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  • Celebrate spring in Palmer with a spring fling

    April 8, 2019

    The Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center will celebrate spring on Saturday, April 13, with 11 free community classes. One-hour classes will be offered 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. as part of Spring Fling with Extension. Three sessions are full but registration is open for classes on gardening myths, composting, emergency preparedness and canine care, agronomic crops for gardens and controlling bird vetch. Three family-friendly classes are also available, on fun with agriculture, spring crafts and the importance of trees.

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