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Farm to fiber: Natural fiber industry grows

...with fibers, felted figurines as well as use scrap wool as insulation and even to increase the nutrients and protect garden soils with fibers," she said. The demand for final fibrous products is high and can be profitable, Conway said. Joy purchases...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-29/farm-to-fiber-natural-fiber-industry
News
Seventh street structure on hold

...owners concerned with the plan. They questioned whether the ditch could adequately hold that amount of water without eroding the soil along its banks and causing problems for nearby homeowners. The K-Beach High-Water Drainage Task Force is currently the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/seventh-street-structure-on-hold
News
Business News

...No-fill farming workshop offered The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District invites Kenai...283-8732 ext. 5 to register. The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District has a wide...including manual and mechanized tools for soil preparation (Meri Crusher), tillage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-27/business-news
Community
Market for locally raised meat grows

...interest in organically grown, healthy meat is a national trend that locals are picking up on, said District Manager for the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District, Heidi Chay. "They are healthier products, you know how it was raised and you get to know...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/eating-local-meat
News
Business news

...Peninsula wine and spirits, farming off the grid, building healthy soil, managing goats, ag education, updates on peonies, rhodiola...Kenai Peninsula Borough, Central Peninsula Garden Club, Kenai Soil & Water, and Kenai Peninsula Farm Bureau.- The Alaska Marine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-13/business-news
News
Climate change conference participation appreciated

...the information tables: Alaska Marine Conservation Council, Citizens Climate Change Lobby, Cook Inletkeeper, HEA, Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District, Kenaitze Indian Tribe, Soldotna High School Green Club, Alaska Community Development Corporation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-16/climate-change-conference
Letters
Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...Resource Conservation Service provided fencing. The project received support and advice from professionals with the Anchorage Soil and Water Conservation District; Canada's Wood Bison Recovery Team and Elk Island National Park; several divisions of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/voices-of-alaska-many-contribute-
Opinion
Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

...Whoopie pies. North Carolinians proudly dance their Shag. In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil.So was it really out of line when a group of fourth graders asked their lawmakers last month to make the red-tailed hawk...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-30/surplus-symbols-how-many-state-bugs-
News

...rainy locations," Phelps said. "You're able to plant, harvest and cultivate even if conditions are wet outdoors."Soggy soils can delay planting by several weeks in early spring, and frozen ground also will prevent planting. "But that's not a problem...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-03-14
Community
Business news

...Peninsula wine and spirits, farming off the grid, building healthy soil, managing goats, ag education, updates on peonies, rhodiola...Kenai Peninsula Borough, Central Peninsula Garden Club, Kenai Soil & Water, and Kenai Peninsula Farm Bureau. Business announcements...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-06/business-news
Community

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