School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (SNRAS)

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School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (SNRAS)


SNRAS educates students for a wide range of career opportunities in agribusiness, government, public service agencies, retail and service industries, human health institutions, the food service and processing industry, financial institutions, youth development agencies, conservation and environmental organizations, farming and, ranching, research, extension, communication, and education. The school covers a broad education in professional knowledge areas combined with foundation courses to develop a well-rounded academic experience. As the primary land-grant component of the university, SNRAS administers a variety of programs and engages in cooperative efforts with federal, state, and borough governments and agencies.

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  • Unknown author (University of Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, 1958-09)
    ALASKA'S agriculture is a growing industry. In 1957 some $4 1/2 million worth of food and feed grown by 200 full-time and 350 part-time farmers brought nearly $9 million in the market place. Crop volume doubled between ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, 1931-07)
  • 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 ...
  • 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.; 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.; 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 ...
  • Geisler, Eric S. (2018-08)
    The Steese Mountains of Alaska present a complex landscape on which to study soil formation and characteristics in relation to topographic position. The White and Steese Mountains of Alaska are located approximately 70 to ...

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