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  • Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

    March 03, 2021

    Grower produce safety trainings The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Extension will host two free remote Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings this spring. Growers may choose to attend this two-day training in either March or April. The course will satisfy the grower training curriculum requirements under the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization … Continue reading Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training
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  • Blackout Backup

    March 02, 2021

    By Art Nash, Energy Specialist, UAF Cooperative Extension Last week, the most energy-focused state in the U.S. ended up finding out how important personal electrical production, redundancies and energy markets can be during outages. Electrical costs increased from $50 a megawatt to $9,000 for the same amount. Traders in natural gas, which is used to … Continue reading Blackout Backup
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  • In The Alaska Garden with Heidi Rader

    February 18, 2021

      A number of short videos have been added to the In the Alaska Garden with Heidi Rader series and are being posted on Extension’s YouTube channel. The latest ones are on growing beets and growing peas. Others posted recently are on trellising peas and beans and how to grow beans. More will be posted … Continue reading In The Alaska Garden with Heidi Rader
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  • Making a heart health to-do list

    February 17, 2021

    By Leslie Shallcross Considering the heart in February includes more than getting Valentine’s Day cards and chocolates ready. February has been called American Heart Month since 1963 when President Lyndon Johnson, who suffered from heart disease, first highlighted cardiovascular disease as a major national public health problem. Each year, presidential proclamations have reaffirmed this need … Continue reading Making a heart health to-do list
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