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.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Got Hay?

It's a welcome thing to have a good hay supply this year.  Wesley Hollembaek takes a rest from butchering and sits against the round bales that also act as shelter from the wind during harvest season on the ranch.

Friday, November 14, 2014

December Teleconference.

Delbert asked me to send out a notification to all ADLA members that we will have our annual meeting held via teleconference on Friday December 19th at 7 PM.  Agenda and phone number will be sent the beginning of the month.  Thank you.  Ruby Hollembaek, 
ADLA, Inc. 8850 North Simineo Circle Palmer, Alaska 99645


ADLA, Incorporated was established November 19, 2002 to represent livestock producers in the State of Alaska. ADLA is an advocate for responsible livestock producers and their practices around the state. ADLA is a grassroots organization specific to Alaska. ADLA conducts quarterly teleconferences to hear concerns and successes from its members. ADLA relays information regarding the livestock business through their website. ADLA educates, represents and networks to the best of their ability for Alaskans who value the diversified livestock industry. Whether you are a producers, a voting member, or associate member, non-voting member, please join us now. For $35 annually, your voice will be heard.


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.