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  • Georgeson, C. C. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1902)
    A study of the agricultural resources and capabilities of Alaska was begun under authority of Congress in 1898. Results of the earlier preliminary surveys seemed to justify the continuation and extension of the work and ...
  • Georgeson, C. C. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1905)
    In this bulletin an attempt is made to present in an assimilated form what experiments and experience have taught as the best practice for vegetable growing in Alaska. It is of course understood that it is utterly ...
  • Ross, P. H. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1907)
    During the haymaking season the weather along the Alaskan coast is generally so unfavorable, with prolonged intervals of rain, a sun whose beams are daily growing weaker, and shortening hours of work, that the statement ...
  • Georgeson, C. C. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1923-10)
    Alaska is a vast country of very diverse physiographic configuration, lying between latitudes 54° 40' and 71° 20' N. and longitudes 130° W. and 172° E., and covering an area of 580,000 square miles. It has two climatic ...
  • Georgeson, C. C.; White, W. T. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1924-01)
    Southwestern Alaska is eminently fitted for cattle raising, particularly Kodiak Island, where nutritious grasses grow in abundance and there is little timber, the vegetation being mainly bushes, grasses, and other low-growing ...
  • Georgeson, C. C.; Gasser, G. W. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1926-05)
    Prior to the establishment of the Alaska Agricultural Experiment Stations it was almost universally believed that Alaska was a frozen, inhospitable wilderness, and therefore worthless for agricultural purposes. Even as ...
  • Georgeson, C. C. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1928-11)
    This bulletin is intended for settlers and prospective settlers in Alaska and for others who may be interested in gardening in the Territory. The information given is based upon the results of investigations by the Alaska ...
  • Georgeson, C. C. (Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1929-01)
    So far as is known the Russians were the first people of the Caucasian race to settle in Alaska. They early recognized the possibilities of Alaska for stock-breeding purposes and imported cattle from Siberia in the belief ...
  • Alberts, H. W. (Office of Experiment Stations, United States Department of Agriculture, 1931-07)
  • Higgins, F. L. (Office of Experiment Stations, United States Department of Agriculture, 1932-06)
    The oat crop occupies an important place on the farms in interior Alaska, especially in the Matanuska Valley and the Fairbanks region of the Tanana Valley. The crop is used chiefly for hay. It is one of the more important ...
  • Alberts, H. W. (Office of Experiment Stations, United States Department of Agriculture, 1933-05)
    The principal crops on which the development of agriculture in the Matanuska region 1 depends are grown primarily as a feed for livestock. So far as is known, Fred Herning in 1906 was the first person to grow forage crops ...
  • Irwin, Don L. (Agricultural Experiment Stations, University of Alaska, 1945-11)
    As early as 1898 investigations of the agricultural possibilities in Alaska were begun along the southern coast and westward along the Aleutian Islands. In the reports of these investigations frequent reference is made to ...
  • McCurdy, Richard E.; Johnson, Hugh A. (Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, 1951-03)
    During the summer of 1950, an intensive study was made on the Kenai Peninsula to determine the extent of its agricultural development and the plans and problems of current settlers. All available settlers residing in ...
  • Moore, Clarence A. (University of Alaska, Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, 1952-01)
  • Johnson, Hugh A. (University of Alaska, Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, 1953-02)
  • Johnson, Hugh A. (University of Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, 1953-09)
  • Branton, C. I.; Fahnestock, C. R. (University of Alaska, Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, 1953-11)
  • Johnson, Hugh A.; Stanton, Keith L. (School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, 1955-07)
    The Matanuska Valley was created through action of ice, water and wind. When the last glaciers retreated up the Susitna, the Knik and the Matanuska valleys, vegetation began cove ring the scars, Over several centuries ...
  • Sweetman, William J.; Branton, C. Ivan (School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, 1955-09)
    Dairying in Alaska probably will always be confined to areas where milk can reach city markets readily. The demand £or fresh milk, even at present prices, exceeds the supply. Probably the dairy farmer always will be able ...
  • Andrews, Richard A.; Johnson, Hugh A. (School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, 1956-10)
    An analysis of commercial farming in Alaska has long been needed. This report may supply helpful information. It spans the yea rs from 1949 to 1954, a time of rapid development and growth. T he study analyzes detailed ...

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