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.
February 06, 2020
The Alaska Peony Growers Association awarded its Growers Cup to longtime UAF researcher Bob Van Veldhuizen.
January 29, 2020
Registration is open for the 15th annual Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference, which will take place in Anchorage Feb. 20-22.
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!
Jan. 17, 2020
Wintertime in Alaska can be cold, with temperatures of 40, 50, even 60 below zero. Severe outside temperatures can cause severe inside problems. When utilities stop functioning because of the cold, it is inconvenient and even dangerous. Knowing how to keep utilities functioning or how to restore them to working order during periods of severe cold weather is very important.