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USDA grant will fund mariculture processing blueprint

A $500,000 grant to the Southeast Conference from the U.S. Department of Agriculture is earmarked to create a blueprint for a mariculture processing facility on Prince of Wales Island.

Trident awarded $3.5M USDA Pollock contract

U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have awarded a $3.5 million contract to Trident Seafoods for the purchase of 2 million pounds of wild Alaska Pollock, including fillets, for distribution in child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs.

USDA seeks offers to sell Pollock

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking to buy 646 million pounds of wild Alaska Pollock sticks for use in the National School Lunch...

USDA seeks offers to sell salmon fillets

Bids are being accepted through March 22 in a U.S. Department of Agriculture solicitation for324 million pounds of frozen wild salmon fillets for use...

Fish Factor: Cell phones employed to bounty hunt for lost gear

Cell phones are being used by fishermen to bounty hunt for lost fishing gear for pay. California fishermen created the retrieval project last year along...

Trident wins $6.6 M USDA pollock contract

Trident Seafoods has been awarded a $$6,571,286 contact from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Alaska Pollock products to use in child nutrition and...

Pathogen may be widespread in wild sheep, goats

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials say the presence of the pathogen “Movi” (mycoplasma ovipneumoniae) may be widespread among the state’s wild sheep...

State files appeal on roadless rule

State officials are appealing a U.S. District Court decision on the Roadless Rule, which prohibits timber harvest, road construction on 58.5 million acres of...

USDA grants will aid rural Alaska economies

Federal grants aimed at promoting farmers markets will aid in promoting flash frozen seafood from a community supported fishery based in Sitka and statewide...

USDA solicits for salmon fillets

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Marketing Service is inviting offers to sell salmon for use in the National School Lunch Program and other...
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