Alaskan agriculture on the world market?

Written by: torfi | Category: CAA
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In essence, there are only two ways for arctic agriculture to survive and thrive. Either to reveice governmental support of some kind or to develope international competitiveness. If we are not competetive on the international market, we will always be weak. That's the naked truth. Therefore, it was very encouraging to read this story about the company North Pole Peonies, producing flowers for the world market. The combination of local conditions and the geographical position of Alaska means that producers can provide the peonies outside the traditional growing season. A small nieche - but valuable.

Published: 8/30/2013  
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