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COVID-19 UPDATE

The offices of the Division of Agriculture are open but strictly practicing social distancing. If at all possible, please call 907-745-7200 about alternative arrangements to in-person visits.

MEDIA RELEASES

2020

Alaska to introduce new industrial hemp regs on Facebook Live

Quarantine to protect Alaska potato crop from imported disease

2019

Palmer Fred Meyer wins 2019 Alaska Grown $5 Challenge award

St Pierres of Goosefoot Farm Named 2019 Farm Family of the Year

Canadian buyers inbound to Alaska on second commercial mission

AK agribusiness to meet with Canadian buyers on June 13 and 14

DNR joins agriculture trade association for export seminars

DNR releases draft industrial hemp regulations

Nominations sought for 2019 Alaska Farm Family of the Year

Alaskans to Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 7

Plant Materials Center annual seed sale starts April 17

Alaska Grown $5 Challenge names Wasilla Walmart as 2018 winner

Alaskans can apply for federal specialty crop block grants

2018

DNR announces office closures on Nov 23 and Dec 24

2019 Community Orchard and Food Forest Grants

Homegrown by Heroes program launch at Alaska State Fair this week

Olsons named Farm Family of the Year

New marketing effort recognizes restaurants using Alaska Grown

Support local agriculture in $5 Alaska Grown Challenge

State seeks nominations for 2018 Farm Family of the Year

Plant Materials Center annual seed sale starts April 16

Specialty crop grants available to Alaska applicants

2017

Retailers recognized in first-ever $5 Alaska Grown Challenge

McCollums and Pinkelmans named Farm Family of the Year

Farm to School Grant Awarded by USDA for Rural Alaska Projects

State seeks nominations for 2017 Farm Family of the Year

Alaskans invited to join new $5 Alaska Grown, Five Month Challenge

Private sale of state-owned meat plant finalized

Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 2

Division of Agriculture accepting specialty crop grant applications

Plant Materials Center annual seed sale begins April 19

2016

Proposals sought for lease or purchase of Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage

Plagermans named Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year

Grants available for use of Alaska specialty crops in healthcare, universities

State seeks nominations for 2016 Farm Family of the Year

Proposals sought for lease with option to purchase Mt. McKinley meat plant

Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day on May 3

Public comment sought on Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage plant

Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed sale begins on April 13

Specialty crop grants available to Alaska applicants

Applications sought for summer nutrition program grants