February 20, 2020
The 48th annual Delta Farm Forum will take place Feb. 29 in Delta Junction. The forum features agricultural news, recommendations and research information, and it’s also a community event.
February 19, 2020
A training for certified pesticide applicators will be offered March 10 at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Participants will receive continuing education units from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.
February 13, 2020
The Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference will take place Feb. 20-22 at the BP Energy Center in Anchorage. The 15th annual conference will feature about 60 speakers on a wide range of agricultural topics.
February 07, 2020
Experienced gardeners who want to improve their skills may sign up for master gardener training that begins Feb. 24 at the Juneau Cooperative Extension Service office. Classes will meet from 6-9 p.m. Mondays, and on three Saturdays to be announced, through May 11.
Feb. 20, 2020
Depending on what you want to grow it might be too early to start seeds, but we have planting on the brain! The use of transplants enables the gardener to grow warm-season vegetables to maturity outdoors, hasten maturity of cool-season vegetables and achieve a longer bloom period for many annual flowers.
Feb. 14, 2020
This week we are highlighting one of our amazing faculty members, Steve Brown! Steve works at the Mat-Su/Copper River District Extension office which is located at the Matanuska Experiment Farm in Palmer, Alaska.
Feb. 6, 2020
Choose outdoor clothing according to the temperature and the wind. Watch the thermometer and listen to the weather reports. It is almost as bad to wear too much clothing as too little clothing. Children are very active and overheat readily when dressed too warmly. Proper outdoor clothing is key to ensure your Alaskan winter is fun and safe!
Jan. 24, 2020
Share this with a new gardener or read the steps to think about how you can improve your established garden!