Thursday, March 5, 2015

ADLA Hosts a Table at the Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Applications were made available to current and new ADLA members at the Alaska Sustainable Agriclture Conference in Fairbanks this week.  There were breakout sessions in regards to livestock offered at this year's conference.  These livestock breakout sessions included Animal Care and Husbandry Practices by Dr. Gerlach, ADEC; Livestock Fencing by Dan Rees, Moose Creek Farm; Winterizing Cattle by Russ Pinkelman; Reindeer are Livestock by George Aguiar, UAF Ag and Forestry Experiment Station and producer; Sheep in Alaska by Catherine Hadley, Last Frontier Agricultural and Environmental Services; Meat Goats in Alaska by Paul Finch, North Country Farm; Antibiotic Use On-farm by Dr. Rosemarie Lombardi, USDA APHIS Veterinary Services and finally, The Economic Viability of Farming Muskoxen by Laura Starr, UAF School of Natural Resources and Extension. 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

2015 Kenai AG Forum

Check to the 5th Annual Kenai Peninsula's Ag Forum April 18th at for details....

2015 Sustainable Ag Conference Featuring Livestock Break-out Session

The 2015 Sustainable Livestock Conference to be held at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks will have a livestock breakout session for producers and interested parties to discuss animals. 

March 4th:

*All sessions in the Westmark Gold Room unless otherwise noted.

7:30 – 8:15 Registration

8:15 – 8:30 Welcome, Steve Seefeldt,UAF Cooperative Extension Service, and Franci Havemeister, director, Alaska Division of Agriculture

8:30 – 9:30 I'm In It for the Money! And Other Reasons We FarmPhil Metzger,Holistic Management International

9:30 – 10:00 Developing and Utilizing Enterprise Bugets for Profitable Farm ManagementGina Greenway, College of Idaho Department of Business and Accounting

10:00 – 10:30 Break ~ network and visit exhibits

10:30 – 12:00 * Livestock Session, Gold Room West

10:30 – 12:00 * Fruit Growers Session, Gold Room East

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch, served on site 

1:00 – 3:00 * Livestock Session, Gold Room West

1:00 – 3:00 * Vegetable Growers Session, Gold Room East

3:00 – 3:30 Break ~ network and visit exhibits

3:30 – 5:00 * Livestock Session, Gold Room West

3:30 – 5:00 * Sustainable Farm Practices Session, Gold Room East 

There will also be a short 7 minute session for ADLA to update with the participants.  I will have membership forms for those producers and associate members who would like to join the association.  This will be on March 5th at 3 PM.  

Friday, February 13, 2015

Conferences and Workshops Around the State

Check out workshops and conferences at  11th Annual Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference

March 3–5, 2015

Join us in March at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center for three days of workshops and seminars related to increasing the sustainability of your agricultural pursuits in Alaska.
This conference is held every year in Fairbanks, Alaska, and brings together farmers, ranchers, researchers, Extension agents and members of the agriculture support industry to learn from one another and to find ways to improve the agriculture industry in Alaska.
We hope you will join us this year!


Below photo depicts feeding bison hay in interior Alaska.............

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Herd Reduction

Herd Reduction.  Elk breeding stock for sale.  Delta Junction.  (308) 362-9060
Mugrage's Misty Mountain Elk.


The Alaska Diversified Livestock Association, Inc. holds a certificate from the State of Alaska, Department of Community and Economic Development, Division of Banking, Securities and Corporations formed on November 19, 2002.

The members must be of the age of 19 years or more, acting as incorporators of a corporation under the Alaska Nonprofit Corporation Act (AS 10.20), adopted articles of incorporation as follows:
Article 1. The name of this corporation is the Alaska Diversified Livestock Association, Inc.
Article 2. The duration of this corporation shall be perpetual.
Article 3. To promote the responsible development, management, marketing and research for the diversified livestock industry of Alaska. This is to include the production of animals who provide food or fiber. To exercise all rights and powers conferred by the laws of the State of Alaska upon nonprofit corporations, including without limiting the generality of the foregoing, to acquire by devise, gift, purchase, lease, or otherwise any property of any sort or nature without limitation as to its amount of value, and to hold, invest, reinvest, manage, use apply, employ, sell, expend, disburse, lease, mortgage, convey, option, donate, or otherwise dispose of such property, for any of the purposes set forth herein. To do such other things as are incidental to purposes of the Corporation or necessary in order to accomplish them. The corporation is not organized for profit. It shall have no capital stock and shall not be authorized to issue capital stock. Upon dissolution of the corporation, the officers shall, after paying or making provisions for the payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, distribute all of the assets of the corporation in such a manner and to such non-profit agricultural organizations qualified under Section 501 © (5) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as such Sections may be amended, or their successor provisions as the Officers may determine.
Articles 4 – 8 pertain to the membership, the board of directors, the bylaws, liability & incorporators.