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AFFECT farmer training program ApplicatioN

2024 Applications ARE NOW CLOSED

Program Dates: 

 May 16th - August 30st

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Program Structure: 

Classroom Lessons: Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm 

Farm Visits: Wednesdays and Fridays 6:00-8:00pm

Transportation can be provided


           History of Farming in Alaska

           Planning and Preparation

           Seed Starting

           Selecting Varieties

           Farm Tools and Equipment

           Working With Your Soil - Tillage


           Nutrient Management

           Crop Rotation


           Weed Control

           Harvest and Storage

           Business Training for Success

           ...and more!

Additional Information:



*Transportation to and from field visits will be offered.

*$500 stipend for 80% attendance; $250 for 50% attendance

*Build meaningful connections with local partner farms.


*Develop marketable skills in agriculture, specific to Interior Alaska.


*Certificate awarded on behalf of the Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District, upon completion of the course.


*Participants must reside in the Fairbanks North Star Borough.

*Questions? 907-347-4989

Please fully complete the application below.

To apply, please complete and submit the form below. If you have difficulties with the form, need assistance, or prefer to send your responses via email, please click the "Download Application" button below and send the completed application to

We suggest writing out your answers to the below questions in a separate document, then, copying and pasting your answers into the Form when you are ready to Submit your responses.

If you have any problems or need more information, call 907-347-4989


Thanks for applying for our Farmer Training Program! We'll get back to you soon.

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