Monday, February 6, 2017

Registration open for sustainable ag conference

Registration is open for the Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Feb. 21-23 in Fairbanks.

The main meeting day will be Feb. 22, with presentations on crops, farm management, opportunities for youth in agriculture, birch sap and syrup making, and meat and fiber production. Full and half-day workshops are scheduled on Feb. 21 and Feb. 23 on birch sap processing, woodlot management, improving soil with combusted biomass, soil management, reindeer husbandry and gardening, risk management, and gardening and farming in rural Alaska.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host the 13th-annual conference at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. Agenda and registration information is available at

For more information, contact Steven Seefeldt, at 907-474-1831 or, or Darcy Etcheverry, at

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