Alaska In Photos: America's Arctic Agriculture

Alaskan hay fieldAlaska is huge, diverse, remote and still largely pristine.

It's 2.3 times the size of Texas, with a population of just 738,000 people and 175,000 moose. While small, the state's ag industry is important. Ornamentals, aquaculture, potatoes and cattle are top crops, and home-based and small-scale production help improve food security and diversity.

Here's a little of what we saw and learned on a recent visit.


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