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New resource for local growers

...Peninsula. Chumley said the Oregon born-and-bred Matney will also work with agency partners such as the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, Borough Assembly and the Alaska Farm Bureau to improve livestock and plant...
State cuts reflected in school meals

...village of Tyonek have worked a 1 1/2-acre agricultural network for four years. which includes two Natural Resources Conservation Service high tunnels and 15 raised beds, said conservation project manager Nicole Swenson in a previous Clarion...
Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...donated feed and silos. USFS Chugach National Forest awarded a lease of additional pastureland to AWCC. Natural Resource Conservation Service provided fencing. The project received support and advice from professionals with the Anchorage Soil...
Climate change conference participation appreciated

...Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Steve Baird from Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, Mitch Michaud of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Nancy Lord, former Alaska State Writer Laureate from Homer, Sue Mauger of Cook Inletkeeper, and Robert...

...Marilyn Johnson.The project has flourished into an 1.5-acre agricultural network that includes two Natural Resources Conservation Service high tunnels, 15 raised beds that yield rhubarb, carrots, tomatoes, raspberries and more, said conservation...
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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...
High tunnels boost Kenai orchard

...said he 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...
USDA high tunnel program expands

...high-tunnels that 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...
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...high 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...
Schools 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...


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