Alaska Division of Agriculture

Alaska Division of Agriculture

The state Agriculture Division is planning an all-day public event Friday to showcase the potential uses of more than 148-thousand acres of land westof Nenana that’s been made accessible by completion of a bridge over the Nenana River last year.

Debbie Roos/N.C. State University

: Alaska took the first step this week toward regulating industrial hemp, a versatile and non-psychoactive form of marijuana. The state Department of Natural Resources unveiled draft regulations for the industry on Monday, and the agency is asking the public to weigh-in on the proposed regs.


Alaska Flour Co.

Alaskan farmers say the state gets a big bang for the small buck the state provides to agriculture. That’s why they say big cuts like those proposed by Governor Mike Dunleavy would inflict serious, long-term harm to the industry.


Tim Ellis/KUAC

An ambitious plan to develop agricultural land west of Nenana is on hold until the town can find another $5 million to complete work build a bridge across the Nenana River.