Alaska is known for big cabbages because of the state’s long summer days and colder soil. One farmer even had a head of cabbage nearly 7 feet across.
Ronda and Brian Schlumbohm of Slimtree Farm have 40 acres in North Pole, Alaska, where they grow flowers on about 3 acres and sell direct.
An Arlington, Washington man has started a 6,000 mile trek on his 1956 John Deere tractor in the hopes of raising awareness for juvenile onset diabetes. Jeff Newell, 56, who has lived with and been treated for juvenile onset diabetes since the age of 11, left July 11 for Prudhoe Bay, Alaska on a tractor […]
For ranchers looking to plant their roots on the last frontier, you may be in luck. A massive 500,000 acre ranch in Alaska has hit the global market for $19.9 million. Bernard Uechtritz’ Icon Global Group has announced the market launch of Bering Pacific Ranches, situated on Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, Umnak and Unalaska. Nestled between […]
One of two commercial dairies left in Alaska, Northern Lights Dairy is shutting its doors for the summer, citing labor shortage. Located six hours northwest of Anchorage, Northern Lights Dairy sent its last delivery earlier this month and will remain closed until at least the fall. According to the Daily News-Miner, owners Don and Lois […]
The Alaska FFA Association was named the winner of the 2016 Hunger Heroes Challenge at the National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis.