General Resources

Alaska DNR Division of Agriculture--Promotes and encourages development of an agriculture industry in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service-- Enhances agricultural opportunities by interpreting and extending relevant research-based knowledge in an understandable and usable form.

IRS Agriculture Tax Center -- Links to agriculture-related topics such as tax tips, financial resources, trends and statistics, forms, and more. 

Alaska Peony Growers Association
--Provides support and assistance to its members in all aspects of growing, processing, transporting and marketing of peony plants and flowers.

UAF Cooperative Extension Guides

Alaskan Growers School--The Alaskan Growers School is a unique opportunity intended for Alaska Natives living in remote villages to gain the knowledge and skills to grow and raise food to complement a traditional, subsistence lifestyle.

Agriculture Loans for Alaska Farmers

Working Together with your Farm Lender

Factors to Consider Before Establishing an Alaskan Livestock Enterprise

Farmers' Markets

Alaska Farmers' Market Association--The website for the association, including a directory of every farmers' market in Alaska.

Developing a Farmers' Market: Your Guide to a Successful Alaskan Market--A detailed guide to starting a farmers' market in Alaska.

Farmers' Market Best Practices (Alaska)

Understanding the Link Between Farmers’ Market Size and Management Organization--A study offering insights into organizing and managing a farmers' market.

"Vibrant farmers’ markets transforming Alaska." --Article about the agriculture industry in Alaska by the Alaska Journal of Commerce.

Farm Presentations by Alaska Farmland Trust

Alaska Farmland Trust  is dedicated to preserving Alaska’s farmlands for future generations through land conservation. 

Business Values -- PowerPoint by Alaska Farmland Trust

Choosing the Right Business Path -- PowerPoint by Alaska Farmland Trust

Family Business Planning -- PowerPoint by Alaska Farmland Trust

Farm Business Succession Planning -- PowerPoint by Alaska Farmland Trust

Setting Business Goals -- PowerPoint by Alaska Farmland Trust

Cooperative Information

Cooperative Marketing Agreements -- An excellent discussion of the issues that any marketing agreement should cover

Sample Legal Documents for Cooperatives -- Some sample documents, including a sample marketing agreement

AKSourceLink Resource Library page Cooperatives