Ag Library

AG Library
The library consists of agricultural-related information and research specific to Alaska. The information was obtained from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and co-sponsoring organizations. Only information with clear permission to publish was included. There is also a collection of other useful links that may provide access to additional research.

Agroborealis

  • Agroborealis, Volume 1, Number 1, April 1969, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Sub-Alpine Rangeland Requires Careful Management, W. W. Mitchell
    − Agronomists Evaluate Native Grasses, L. J. Klebesadel
    − Green Gold, R. L. Taylor
    − Sire Ratings Under Scrutiny, A. L. Brundage
    − Agricultural Engineer
    − Phosphorus Important to Kenai Barley
    − Monitors Weather
    − Pea Project Shows Promise
    − Low Temperature Storage Increases Fresh Lettuce Sales, C. I. Branton, C. E. Logsdon
    − Soil Tests Measure Nutrients
    − Warm Season Vegetables Thrive on Polyethylene-Insulated Soils, D. H. Dinkel
    − Barley Varieties for Alaska, R. L. Taylor
    − Vegetable Growers Battle Turnip Maggot, R. H. Washburn
    − Mink Feed from Fish Wastes
    − Limnanthes: A Potential Oilseed Crop
    − Policy Planning: Key to Progress in Agriculture
    − Economist Analyzes Demand for Fresh Veal in Fairbanks
  • Agroborealis, Volume 1, Number 2, September 1969, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Answering Tomorrow’s Questions Today
    − Dairy Production: Major Enterprise Within the State with a Good Potential Future
    − Alaska Dairy Cows Enter ‘Beauty Contest’
    − Vegetables in Alaska: Current Demand Indicates Market for $3 Million Farming Industry
    − A Look at Ornamentals: Alaskans Have a Wide Use for Grass, Flowers, Bedding Plants
    − Small Fruit Development: Air Freight Business May Open New Outside Market for Alaska
    − Red Meat Possibilities: Vast Research Program Necessary Before this Industry Can Boom
    − Land Development Requires Research
    − How Can You Help Agriculture in Alaska
  • Agroborealis, Volume 2, Number 2, October 1970, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Alaska Frostless Holds Promise: Dr. Curtis Dearborn
    − Alaska’s Custom-made Scientist: Dr. D. H. Dinkel
    − He Makes Hay When the Sun Shines: Dr. L. J. Klebesadel
    − He Does the Station’s Dirty Work: Paul Martin
    − He Helped in Building Breakthrough: C. Ivan Branton
    − As an Engineer, He’s in High Demand: Lee Allen
    − Always Looking for New Markets: Charles Marsh
    − Conservation Is His Business: Dr. William Mitchell
    − He Watches Over Alaska’ Diary Herd: Dr. Arthur Brundage
    − NC-64 Committee Meets in Alaska: A Regional Effort to Sol
    − Keeping an Eye on Soil Nutrients: Dr. Winston Laughlin
    − Experiment Station’s ‘Crying Towel’: Sigmund Restad
    − A Real Place in the Research Picture: Dr. Wayne Burton
    − Some 2,000 Mink Are In His Charge: James Leekley
    − He Specializes in Vegetable Disease: Dr. Charles Logsdon
    − Development of Cereal Crops Has Two Goals: Roscoe Taylor
    − His Work is Usually Full of Bugs: Dr. Richard Washburn
    − An Exciting Program for 1971: Dr. Frank Wooding
    − Experiment Station’s Flying Director
    − Dr. Graumann’s Alaska Role
    − Who Puts ‘Agroborealis’ Together
  • Agroborealis, Volume 3, Number 1, April 1971, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resoures.
    Contents:
    − Ecology, Environment and Agriculture, William W Mitchell
    − Fermented, High-Mositure Barley, A. L. Brundage, L. D. Allen
    − Apples in Alaska, Curtis H. Dearborn
    − Native Alaskan Legumes Studied, L. J. Klebesadel
    − Low Temerature Fungi, C. E. Logsdon
    − Two Sources of Nitrogen for Bromegrass, Winston M. Laughlin, Paul F. Martin, Glenn R. Smith
    − Time of Planting Critical for Alaskan Grass Seed Growers, L. J. Klebesadel
    − Freeze-Branding Cattle, Don C. Tomlin
    − Energy Measurements in a Sub-Polar Environment, C. I. Branton
    − Frozen French Fries for Alaska, Charles E. Logsdon, C. I. Branton
    − Oat Varieties for Forage, R. L. Taylor
    − Alaskan Veal for the Alaskan Consumer, A. L. Brundage, C. F. Marsh, L. E. Cavasos
    − Resurgence Noted in Alaskan Cutworms, R. H. Washburn
    − Views in Evaluating Alaskan Efforts in Range Livestock Production for the Future, C. Wayne Cook
    − So Many Questions – So Few Answers, Wayne E. Burton, Donald H. Dinkel, Frank J. Wooding
    − A Distinguished and Charming Visiting Scientist
  • Agroborealis, Volume 30, Number 1, Spring 1998, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − 100 Years of Agricultural Research in Alaska
    − Alaska’s First Agricultural Experiment Station – Sitka, 1889-1931
    − Kodiak Station
    − Kenai Station
    − Rampart Agricultural Experiment Station, 1900-1925
    − Copper Center Station
    − Fairbanks Station
    − Matanuska Station
    − Palmer Research Center
    − Charles Christian Georgeson
    − George T. Gasser
    − Last Frontier’s Sweet Nectar: Strawberries
    − Alaska’s Reindeer Industry
    − Alaska’s Agriculture: Examining 100 Years of Growth, Lean Times
    − Alaska Agricultural Experiment Stations Transfer to College
  • Agroborealis, Volume 34, Number 1, 2002, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Reindeer Research: Intensive Management May Be Key, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Palmer Research Center, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Northern Exposure for Hoppers, Dennis Fielding
    − The Fairbanks Experiment Farm, Stephen Sparrow
    − Research in the Georgeson Botanical Garden, Pat Holloway
    − Taiga Ecology, Natural Labs Foster Research in the Boreal Forest Zone, D. Helfferich
    − A Trip to Iceland, D. Helfferich
    − A Field Trip to Hawaii, D. Helfferich
  • Agroborealis, Volume 35, Number 1, Summer 2003, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Peony—A Future Crop for Alaska? Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Alternative Livestock in Alaska: Bison to Yaks, Deirdre Helfferich
    − The Legacy of Aldo Leopold, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − The Wolf Control Issue, Deirdre Helfferich, Susan Todd
    − Cooperative Research and Knowledge Transfer at SNRAS, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − 2002/2003 SNRAS Graduates and Senior Theses
    − Permafrost and Ponds, Doreen Fitzgerald, Brian Riordan
  • Agroborealis Volume 35, Number 2, Winter 2003, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Birch: White Gold in the Boreal Forest, Deirdre Helfferich
    − Invasive Weeds in Alaska: Assessment of Research Priorities, Jeff Conn, Ruth Gronquist, Marta Mueller
    − A Winter Delta Dig, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Students Afield! Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Jobs for Credit, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − The North Jarvis Stand Conversion Project, Maggie Rogers
    − Antioxidants in the North, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Shapeshifter Carbon: A Universal Building Block, Doreen Fitzgerald, Valerie Barber, Gary Michaelson, Chien-Lu Ping, David Valentine, Jason Vogel
  • Agroborealis, Volume 36, Number 2, Winter 2004-2005, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Fire in Interior Alaska, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Wetlands and Wastewater Treatment in Alaska, Deirdre Helfferich
    − Research Crops do Double Duty, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Agronomic Crops for Alaska, Deirdre Helfferich
    − Remembering Mike, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Wilmking Wins Prize for Ecology Research, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Preparing for Wildfire: Tips for Homeowners, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Who is B.O.B.? Connie Harris, Deirdre Helfferich
  • Agroborealis, Volume 37, Number 1, Summer 2005, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Morels: A Mosel After the Fire, Deirdre Helfferich
    − Students and Environmental Ethics, Amy Craigen, Christopher Held, Ben Meyer
    − Exotic Plants in Alaska’s arks, Chris McKee
    − Creativity and Independent Thought, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Revitalizing U.S. Support for Developing Nation’s Agricuture, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Recent AFES Publications
  • Agroborealis, Volume 37, Number 2, Winter 2005-2006, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Revegetation in Alaska: Usibelli, Seeds & Topsoil, and Mycorrhizae, Dot Helm
    − Assessing Climate Change: Did we get it right? Glenn Patrick Juday
    − Harvesting Art, Janie Smith
    − Blight Outbreak Tests New Network, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Kennecott Mill Town Visitors, Steve Taylor, Peter Fix
    − Mastering the Philosophy of Science, Deirdre Helfferich
    − Ecotourism in Chile, Scott Harris
  • Agroborealis, Volume 38, Number 2, Winter 2005-2006, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Green Map Fairbanks, Deirdre Helfferich
    − We All Depend on our Forests, Don DeHayes
    − Forests for a Richer Future, National Association of University Forest Resources Programs
    − Wildland Fire and Climate Change, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Fuel Breaks for Fire Mitigation, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − The Muskox: A New Northern Farm Animal? Deirdre Helfferich
    − Reindeer in Alaska: Under New Management, Greg Finstad
    − Breeding a New Variety of Barley for Alaska, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Using Alaska’s Hulless Barley in a New Food Product, Kristy Long, Trateng Kamolluck
    − Seminar Explores the Nature of American Food, Doreen Fitzgerald
  • Agroborealis, Volume 39, Number 2, Winter/Spring 2007-2008, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Bonita J. Neiland Remembered, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Biomass for Biofuels: Not All Trees are Created Equal, Andres Soria
    − Muskox Husbandry, Deirdre Helfferich
    − Boreal Forest Soils: Nutrient Cycling, Microbes, and the Fate of Oil, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Conflicting Wildlife Mandates, Doreen Fitzgerald
    − Agriculture 100 Years Ago: the Search for Self-Sufficiency, Jo Papp, Josie Phillips
  • Agroborealis, Volume 40, Number 1, Spring 2009, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Counting on Tradition, Math in a Cultural Context Adds Up, Nancy Tarnai
    − Log Cabin Building Workshop, From Hangar to Woods, Valerie Barber
    − The Midnight Sun-flower, Bob Van Veldhuizen
    − Biomass Fuels, Local Energy, Local Jobs, and Community Resilience, Nancy Tarnai
    − The IPY at UAF, Nancy Tarnai
    − A Sustainable PhD
    − Kerttula Hall Dedication
    − James Drew: Piloting Agriculture
    − Leslie A. Viereck: Infectious Curiousity
  • Agroborealis, Volume 41, Number 1, 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Science.
    Contents:
    − Changing the Forest and the Trees—Is it climate? Glenn Patrick Juday
    − OneTree in the Tanana Valley, Nancy Tarnai
    − Forest Dynamics & Management, Jingjing Liang, Tom Malone
    − Alaska’s Food (In)security, Deirdre Helfferich, Nancy Tarnai
    − Leafhoppers, Alberto Pantoja, Aaron M. Hagerty, Susan Y. Emmert, Joseph E. Munyaneza
    − You Are My Sunshine! Anit Hartmann
    − Reindeer Market Project Makes History! George Aguiar
    − Security of the Red Meat Supply, Thomas F. Paragi, S. Craig Gerlach, Alison M. Meadow
    − Salmon and Alder, Gasification of Low-value Biomass in Alaska, Shawn Freitas, Andres Soria, Cindy Bower
    − Unlocking Hydrocarbons from Biomass, J. Andres Soria
    − Carex spectabilis, A Sedge for landscaping and Revegetation in Alaska, Jay D. McKendrick
    − Horace Drury, In Memoriam, Nancy Tarnai
    − New Books and Other Publications at SNRAS

Alaska Gardening

Climate

Cold Soils

Composting

Crop Evaluation

Crop Management

Crop Production

Demonstration Trials

Fertilizers and Plant Nutrients

Food Education

Food Preservation & Storage

Forage Crops

Forestry

Fruit and Berries

Grains and Cereals

Grass

Ground Cover

Insect Pests

Irrigation

Livestock

Miscellaneous

Native Foods: Plants

Peonies

Pest Management

Recipes

Season Extension

Soil

Trees and Woody Plants

UAF School of Natural Resources Agricultural Forestry Experiment Station Reports

Variety Trials

Vegetables and Herbs

Weed Management

Winter Survival