Agriculture conference to educate interior
By Eric Bennett
Starting on March 3, the Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference, consisting of workshops and seminars about increasing the sustainability of agriculture in Alaska, will be held at the Westmark Hotel.
The sessions taking place over the three-day conference will cover topics such as meat and fiber production, marketing, starting a farm, plant breeding and variety selection, fruit and vegetable growing, policy and regulations, hydroponics and sustainable practices.
Workshops will be hosted by Phil Metzger from Holistic Management International, Jeff Werner from Watanuska LLC, Arth Brown III from North Slope Borough School District, Eric Cook and Jason Hoke from Copper River Economic Development Corp.