Extending crop seasons in Alaska

From the Anchorage Daily News, on Wednesday, December 9, 2008:

Alaska farmers are always trying to find ways to make summer last a little longer. Now a dozen around the state, including four in the Valley, are getting a chance to try, thanks to a new state agricultural grant program.

The program, offered by the state Division of Agriculture for the first time this year, awarded grants up to $5,000 each to farmers growing specialty crops — things like spinach, raspberries and flowers.

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