Cooperative Extension Service News Releases
Extension Days offered in Palmer
March 3, 2014
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service in Palmer will host 33 workshops and demonstrations March 10-13 as part of its Extension Days celebration. Extension agents and community volunteers will offer activities at the Extension office in Palmer and 11 other community locations.
Conference will highlight Alaska agriculture
February 27, 2014
The Sustainable Agriculture Conference, March 12-13 in Fairbanks, will highlight plant breeding, establishing a farm and producing livestock for fiber and meat.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host the 10th annual conference at Wedgewood Resort. More than 30 sessions will cover a variety of topics of interest to farmers, gardeners and ranchers.
Small business workshops offered in Anchorage
February 26, 2014
Three small business workshops will be offered at the Anchorage district Cooperative Extension office Wednesdays, March 5 – 19.
The workshops are co-sponsored by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and SCORE, a nonprofit association that offers free small business mentoring and low-cost workshops taught by business professionals.
Healthy homes workshop offered
February 25, 2014
University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service energy specialist Art Nash will lead a free workshop on healthy homes March 3 in Fairbanks.
Business loan workshop offered
February 20, 2014
As part of a small business series, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and the UAF Community and Technical College will host a workshop March 6 on how to get a business loan.