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Global change, local action

Scientists and citizens met to discuss the global ecological phenomenon of climate change in relation to Kenai Peninsula communities last weekend.
Century old law returns to fund forest communities

Alaska's already tight budget is set to get a little snugger for some communities dependent on national forests.

...of Alaska's Farm to School Program, which is part of the nationwide organization, as well as other United State Department of Agriculture funding, she said. Tebughna is the only school in the district that has developed a connection with...
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When the temperatures in each of these areas reaches a minimum of 165 degrees, the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) tells us that harmful bacteria has been killed, and the turkey...
What others say: Pink salmon purchase helps state, federal government Alaska's salmon-fishing industry.Sen. Lisa Murkowski asked Tom Vilsack, secretary for the United States Department of Agriculture, to consider such a purchase weeks ago. Gov. Sean Parnell made a similar request. Clearly, it's...
Some KPBSD classrooms become nut free zones," she said. Dean Hamburg, KPBSD Student Nutrition Services Administrator, said it is the United States Department of Agriculture that establishes the process by which accommodation to students with special diet needs are met. "Students...

...roast easier to carve. ? Save drippings for making gravy and Yorkshire pudding.Note: For safety, the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA) recommends beef roasts be cooked until they reach an internal...
Juneau boy scores White House trip for healthy dish

Aaron Blust whipped up a salmon dish that hit the spot. Now he and his family are headed to Washington, D.C. Blust, 10, is one of the winners of the national Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a contest organized by, the United States Department of Education, the United States Department of Agriculture and Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" health initiative. This summer, parents of children between the ages of 8 and 12 from all over the country were encouraged to send in their kids' original recipes for a nutritious, delicious lunch.

...upper right, Peppadew® USA.A new U.S. agribusiness began last year in New Jersey, when the United States Department of Agriculture awarded Peppadew Fresh LLC a $259,625 Value Added Working Capital Grant (the largest in the history...
Health department identifies Peninsula Dairy source of outbreak

...positive for campylobacter bacteria, according to a National Animal Health Monitoring System study from the United States Department of Agriculture. The bacteria can also be found on farm vegetables that come in contact with livestock feces infected...


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