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Federal subsistence board reviews rural rule

...decision was that the rural determination authority was transferred from the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to the Federal Subsistence Board. Matuskowitz said this allows for more flexibility on when to review the rules...
Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...largest harvest in a decade. This included 44.1 million sockeye 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...
Climate change speakers stress need for subsistance hunting adaptability

...federal advisory group created, according to its website, "to advise the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture on recreational hunting and wildlife resource issues," met on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Kenai Wildlife National...
Beyond Clinton, many 2016 hopefuls have used private emails don't have the personal email of governors of DE or VA (Delaware and Virginia), so let me know when (Secretary of Agriculture) Buddy (Hance) can/should be doing more to help you push stuff," O'Malley wrote to Herb Frerichs, who...
Is the Fish and Wildlife Service breaking its own law?

...because of market hunting that lasted until the 1930s. In 1932, 37 citizens of the Kenai Peninsula petitioned the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a moose sanctuary. Residents of the Kenai were divided on the issue, W.J. Brown urged his fellow...
Resource Advisory Board takes shape

...Resource Advisory Committee will meet this Saturday to schedule future meetings and appoint a group head. The Secretary of Agriculture recently appointed the committee to recommend improvements to the Chugach National Forest. The committee was...
Roadless ban would cut Tongass harvest by two-thirds

...upbeat about Monday's announcement. He noted that there will be a different administration with a different Secretary of Agriculture in charge of the Forest Service in four years. ''If they were to make it effective now, that would be a great...
Stevens: Milk tax fight will continue

...including the chairmen and ranking members of the House and Senate agriculture committees, as well as the Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Johanns, urging them to oppose any effort to remove the exemption for our states from the domestic...
Reader: Big boys pull the strings

...s the big boys that are pulling all the strings? From the president down. How much whining do you think the Secretary of Agriculture gets from the big company lobbyists for Green Giant and others like them to look the other way so their crops...


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