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Long-Awaited Maui Ag Department Set To Be Finally Up And Running This Week Hawaii Farm Bureau

Long-Awaited Maui Ag Department Set To Be Finally Up And Running This Week

Early ideas of extra regulation caused consternation among farmers and ranchers on Maui.

Grants Available To Help Maui Farmers And Ranchers Fence Out Deer Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Grants Available To Help Maui Farmers And Ranchers Fence Out Deer

Anyone interested in the grants has until Aug. 15 to apply for up to $30,000 in assistance.

‘It’s All Connected’: Hawaii’s First Large-Scale Food Waste Composter Touts A Host Of Benefits Courtesy: Raftography

‘It’s All Connected’: Hawaii’s First Large-Scale Food Waste Composter Touts A Host Of Benefits

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and partners launched a composting operation in Waimanalo that they hope will revolutionize the way Oahu disposes of food waste.

Involving Farmers Is The Key To Innovation And Better Ag Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

Involving Farmers Is The Key To Innovation And Better Ag

Agricultural technologists descended upon Hilo to discuss innovation, as well as the many hurdles Hawaii faces as it tries to increase food production.

Hawaii’s Crumbling Water Systems May Finally Be Getting Some Badly Needed Repair Money Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2016

Hawaii’s Crumbling Water Systems May Finally Be Getting Some Badly Needed Repair Money

But the Legislature has once again only approved a fraction of what the Department of Agriculture requested.

UH Dean of Agriculture And Human Resources Retires UH

UH Dean of Agriculture And Human Resources Retires

Dean Nicholas Comerford’s career in agriculture has spanned more than 40 years, with almost five at University of Hawaii Manoa.

Hawaii’s Extreme Drought Is Forcing Ranchers And Farmers To Get Creative Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Extreme Drought Is Forcing Ranchers And Farmers To Get Creative

Planting crops that adapt, cutting back on workers, even harvesting fog are ideas being put into action on Maui and Molokai.

Can An Ancient Hawaiian Fishpond Turn A Profit? Courtesy: Kauai Sea Farm/2022

Can An Ancient Hawaiian Fishpond Turn A Profit?

The owners of a recently restored Kauai fishpond are setting out to prove that this cultural resource can also be a money-maker.

Could Hawaii Become A Technology Hub For Agriculture? Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

Could Hawaii Become A Technology Hub For Agriculture?

Event organizers say a conference later this month could be the next step in making the islands a proving ground for farming technologies.

Farming’s Next Generation In Hawaii Receives $1 Million Grant Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

Farming’s Next Generation In Hawaii Receives $1 Million Grant

A money will fund a program established to help graduates of GoFarm Hawaii establish themselves.