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...Central Peninsula Garden Club, Kenai Watershed Forum, UAF-Cooperative Extension Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Kenai Field Office. Winners were: Grades K-1 1st place Daniel Steffensen, Grades 2-3 1st place Emelia Malone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-11-24-1
Dispatch
High tunnel program proven on Peninsula

High tunnels are here to stay. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announced last month the High Tunnel Cost Share grant program is no longer an interim practice. "The program has been tested...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-27-1
News
Carrol Martin: Agriculture, fire danger top priorities

...We have a very complete "AG in the Classroom" curriculum available to our schools. The National Guard, Soil Conservation Service, Cooperative Extension Service and other qualified volunteers are willing to teach it but our school district...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-28/carrol-martin-agriculture-fire-da
Opinion
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...tunnels for crop production are encouraged to take High Tunnel 101, a free course offered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Cooperative Extension Service. Representatives from both organizations are teaming up to teach what it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-10-19/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
High tunnels boost Kenai orchard

...bought his high tunnels through a U.S. Department of Agriculture program administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, or NRCS. He is one of more than 70 other growers on the central Kenai Peninsula who use high-tunnels that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-22/how-to-use-a-high-tunnel
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USDA high tunnel program expands

...were at least partially paid for by a program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, or NRCS. The seasonal high tunnel program - which has been drastically expanded in 2014 - allows growers to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-16/usda-high-tunnel-program-expands
News
Calvin A. Miller

...the Department of Natural Resources in 1971. In 1980 he moved to Eagle River where he still worked for the Soil Conservation Service/NRCS and joined the Alaska Air National Guard working in disaster preparedness. He received his master's degree...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171110951
Area's avid gardeners split into 2 camps: spendy and thrifty

...aids used for growing things," Chumley said. "With the new high tunnel program through (the Natural Resources Conservation Service), folks have purchased those ... and everything that goes along with that." All those economic activities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2013-02-19/areas-avid-gardeners-split-into-2-
Trends
Business Briefs

...click Sign Up and complete registration.High Tunnels for gardening cost-shared by USDA USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service will continue to fund high tunnel garden structures through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2012-06-14/business-briefs
Community
Around the Peninsula

...Commerce will meet Thursday at noon at the North Kenai Baptist Church. Mark Weatherstone of the National Resource Conservation Service will speak. Grouches sought by Cook Inlet Lions The Cook Inlet Lions of Nikiski are seeking the 2002 Nikiski Grouch...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061002/peo_0610020002.shtml
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