Mat-Su/Copper River District Office

Locally Grown Resource Guide (3/11/21) - click here.
Information on 2021 Alaska Certified Seed Potato Varieties - click here.
 

June Online Classes

These classes will be recorded and sent to anyone who has registered, just in case you are unable to make it during the time it is offered.
  • June 9, 2:15pm-3:15pm: Walkabout Wednesday - Q & A in the Community Garden - Instructors: Jodie Anderson & Ann Biddle. Go to the our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/matanuskaexperimentfarm/. Like our page and then log in just before 2:15 and select the Live tab to watch live. You can also view past Live presentations at this location.
  • June 10, 6-7pm: Alaskan Agriculture Class - Southwest Alaska - Instructors: Let's Get Growing, Bounty Farm. Heritage Farm and Ranch, Meyers Farm. Have you ever wondered what agriculture is like across our great state? Here is your opportunity to hear directly from farmers about what they grow specifically in Southwest Alaska. We will be having all sorts of farmers participating - from flower farmers to vegetable farmers. These farmers will be telling you who they are, what they grow/farm, what their farming practices are, where you can find their products, and above all - why Alaskan Agriculture is so important. Register in advance for this workshop: https://alaska.zoom.us/j/82694102918?pwd=Q2dkUS95UFRBMFQ4YURPR2Zpd0ZQQT09 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
  • June 15, noon-1pm: Controlling Orange Hawkweed - Instructor: Gino Graziano, UAF Extension Invasive Plants Instructor. Don't be fooled by this dainty little orange flower that took over your pasture, lawn, or wildlfower garden. Hawkweed management takes a surprising amount of planning and commitment. Learn how the biology of orange hawkweed makes it so invasive, and how to use the biology of hawkweed to your advantage.” Register in advance for this workshop: https://alaska.zoom.us/j/83270596035 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
  • June 16, 2:15pm-3:15pm: Walkabout Wednesday - Local Foods with Amy Pettit, Executive Director, Alaska Farmland Trust - Instructors: Jodie Anderson & Ann Biddle. Go to the our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/matanuskaexperimentfarm/. Like our page and then log in just before 2:15 and select the Live tab to watch live. You can also view past Live presentations at this location.
  • June 17, 6-7pm: Alaskan Agriculture Class - Southeast Alaska - Instructors: Farragut Farm, Sitka Local Foods Network, Landscape Alaska. Have you ever wondered what agriculture is like across our great state? Here is your opportunity to hear directly from farmers about what they grow specifically in Southeast Alaska. We will be having all sorts of farmers participating - from flower farmers to vegetable farmers. These farmers will be telling you who they are, what they grow/farm, what their farming practices are, where you can find their products, and above all - why Alaskan Agriculture is so important. Register in advance for this workshop: https://alaska.zoom.us/j/89881818317?pwd=N1NOZ3NnU2J1N2NUYUFiamJ5VjNFQT09 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
  • June 23, 2:15pm-3:15pm: Walkabout Wednesday - Instructors: Jodie Anderson & Ann Biddle. Go to the our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/matanuskaexperimentfarm/. Like our page and then log in just before 2:15 and select the Live tab to watch live. You can also view past Live presentations at this location.
  • June 24, noon-1pm: 16 Steps to Alaskan Gardening - Instructor: Steve Brown, UAF Ag/Hort & Natural Resources Agent. Believe it or not, Alaska is one of the easiest places to garden. However, to be successful, you have to unlearn practices you might have learned outside the state. This presentation will present the 16 essential techniques to be a great gardener in the 49th state.” Register in advance for this workshop: https://alaska.zoom.us/j/83131385010 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
  • June 30 2:15pm-3:15pm: Walkabout Wednesday - Farm Tour - Instructors: Jodie Anderson & Ann Biddle. Go to the our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/matanuskaexperimentfarm/. Like our page and then log in just before 2:15 and select the Live tab to watch live. You can also view past Live presentations at this location.
 
We are located at 1509 S. Georgeson Dr in Palmer at the Matanuska Experiment Farm. Find us with Google Maps!
Phone: 907-745-3360
Fax: 907-745-6268
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.