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...For the first time, all varieties of apples from the United States will go on sale in China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday.A deal was reached last week between officials for the United States and Chinese governments to...
Century old law returns to fund forest communities

...counties," according to the Forest Service's Election and Allocation Guidelines. According to a United States Department of Agriculture press release, when the 1908 Act payments began to decrease decades ago due to the decline in timber sales...

...Pacific Avenue, refurbished it and began loading it up with animals.Last week, they passed their federal Department of Agriculture test. Their business license is in the works. And when they open - in late January or early February, they...
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Learning for Life: Studying pests in Alaska

...Cooperative Extension Service, a part of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, working in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He can be reached at 907-474-2423 or Visit the local extension office online...

When the temperatures in each of these areas reaches a minimum of 165 degrees, the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) tells us that harmful bacteria has been killed, and the turkey...
Your best holiday turkey yet

...for ways to make this year's turkey your best ever, these pointers, plus the ones located at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Let's Talk Turkey website at, will get you...
Students create school lunch menus

...salmon, brown rice, seaweed and a pineapple-strawberry fruit cup.The contest was inspired by new U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations for school lunches. With the passing of the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and the campaign...
What others say: Pink salmon purchase helps state, federal government

...Alaska's salmon-fishing industry.Sen. Lisa Murkowski asked Tom Vilsack, secretary for the United States Department of Agriculture, to consider such a purchase weeks ago. Gov. Sean Parnell made a similar request. Clearly, it's a request...
Bees aren't the only pollinators you can attract

...Crop-pollinating native bees and other beneficial insects have three basic habitat needs, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture:- Plant variety. Provide forage plants with overlapping blooming times so that flowers are available to provide...

JUNEAU (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen.In...


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