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All American Meats recalls beef for E. Coli

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a nationwide recall for 167,427 pounds of ground beef from an Omaha, Nebraska manufacturer Monday.The USDA's Food...
Fireweed yields tasty treats from local bees

...of commercial beekeeping and pollination operations in the United States," according to the United States Department of Agriculture website. CCD is "a dead bee colony with no adult bees or dead bee bodies but with a live queen and honey and...
Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...salmon.At the urging of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack authorized the U.S. Department of Agriculture to purchase up to $30 million worth of surplus canned Alaska sockeye salmon that's been crowding processor...
Fox removal effort closer to completion on Alaska islands

...The work was done between May 18 and Sept. 4 by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services. It involved four trappers camping out on the 45.3-square-mile island. With the...
Renowned agrarian comes to Kenai

...acres of farmland on which produce is grown and livestock raised in the country. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average age of producers in the U.S. is 58 and above. "In Alaska, more than 95 percent of our food...
Outdoors club celebrates centennial, restoration and recreation, while it had to more than double its hiring of firefighting personnel, the Department of Agriculture reports.Fire-prone forests, like those in Eastern Washington, are seeing more severe wildfires and higher...
Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze lifted

...the ratio improves to more than 3-to-1, he said.Roughly half of the project qualifies for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service loan, which is conservatively projected with 4 percent interest, Dyok said.The rest...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...2003 exemption was invalid because the U.S. Department of Agriculture "failed to provide a reasoned explanation for...booming tourism and fishing industries." The Department of Agriculture was named as a defendant of the suit, but it...
JIRPers start 68th summer on Juneau Icefield

...she said.Polly Bass is a former University of Alaska Anchorage professor now working with the United States Department of Agriculture; Tuesday afternoon, she was giving Van Dam, Rand-Lewis, and Keenan an introduction to alpine vegetation...
Summer meals available for youth

...Otis.Both organizations are able to provide their meals with federal reimbursements from the United States Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program, operated by the state of Alaska. The Soldotna library applies for sponsorship...


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