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Market for locally raised meat grows

...said community operations are better for the environment and facilitate economic diversification. Much of the agricultural products grown on the Kenai Peninsula are cultivated with organic methods, but are officially advertised as non-certified...

...whiffing and sipping a nice wine, and both are made from grapes."Wine is considered the ultimate value-added agricultural product," O'Keefe said. "To take it one step further to produce oil is a wonderful thing."Milz uses machinery...

...during a record crop year that has been hampered by the West Coast port slowdown, a Russian ban on the import of agricultural products from the U.S., and the world-wide effects of the strengthening dollar, said Barbara Walkenhauer, chair...
Leadership needed to ease trade tension

...imports is still on the table. That retaliation, if carried out, will hit close to home. Washington and Oregon agricultural products are among the some $335 million in American exports in the EU's cross hairs. But this threatened tit-for-tat...
Thanksgiving dinner cost on the rise

...percent." Alexander said strong economic growth around the globe has resulted in higher demand for American agricultural products, which also contributes to the higher prices U.S. consumers will see this holiday season. "Economies around...
Fishermen push for Farm Bill benefits

...low-interest loans of up to $200,000 for operating expenses. Fish farmers can apply because fish has been an agricultural product since the 1930s, but commercial fishermen cannot. "We're not looking for handouts," said Bruce Schactler...
Agrium looking for improved global economy

...million deal between Unocal Alaska and Agrium was completed in the fourth quarter of 2000 and also included Unocal agricultural products facilities in Washington, Oregon and California. Agrium's Nikiski nitrogen plant Company headquarters: Calgary...
High tunnels, high yield

...participants, like Adams, had to apply for a tunnel. To be eligible, they had to produce at least $1,000 worth of agricultural products in two of the last five years. The applicants were considered statewide, with all the funding coming from one...
Perils of Polly: Ushuaia: Just getting there poses challenges

...vehicle inspection leaving Argentina, immigration police entering Chile, vehicle inspection entering Chile, and agricultural products entering Chile. Once I figured out what line to be in, finding the end of it was unbelievable! We were literally...
Resolution calls for Alaska food working group

...House of Representatives for consideration. Stoltze said afterward that he believes organic produce and other agricultural products in Alaska can fill market niches. He described himself as "passionate" about agriculture. "I have an ag district...


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