Stephen Brown

Professor of Agricultural Extension, The University of Alaska Fairbanks



  • Agriculture in the far north
  • Technology and agriculture
  • Positive aspects of climate change in Alaska

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tephen Brown is a Professor of Agricultural Extension for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service.
His areas of expertise are high latitude agriculture and the application of geospatial technology (Precision Agriculture) to improve agricultural production.  In his spare time he is an avid mountaineer and marathon runner.

Recent Speaking

  • GIS and GPS Lessons Learned from the Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster, Palmer Historical Society, Palmer, Alaska.
  • Food Production in Northern Climates, North Slave Agricultural Awareness and Planning Workshop, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
  • Small Scale Poultry Production Education in Alaska, 8th Circumpolar Agriculture Conference & Inaugural University of the Arctic Food Summit, Girdwood, Alaska. 
  •  Alaskan Agriculture: Innovations and Trends in High Latitude Farming, Northern Harvest Forum, The Pas, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Ice, Altitude and Agriculture: A Geospatial Study of Mexico’s Declining Glaciers, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan.

Past Presentations

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