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Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...Conservation District; Canada's Wood Bison Recovery Team and Elk Island National Park; several divisions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture including Wildlife Services Alaska District, National Wildlife Disease Program, Agricultural Research Service...

...Store operation that has 310,000 turkeys, federal authorities and company officials said Wednesday.The U.S. Department of Agriculture said tests confirmed it was the same highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza that infected eight...

...Wash.- 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...
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...
Your best holiday turkey yet

...looking 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...
Students create school lunch menus

...include 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...
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...

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...
Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...organization Earthjustice against the USFS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Regional Forester Beth Pendleton and Tongass...unsustainable logging of old growth forests.""The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced plans to transition out of old...

...The push to get Americans to eat more locally grown food has expanded the demand for farmers markets. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this year there are 7,684 markets operating in the U.S., a nearly 10 percent increase in just...


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