Ag Calendar of Events

November 2014
7 & 8  “Made in Maui County” Festival, Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului.http://www.madeinmauicountyfestival.com/
20 USDA Webinar:
The USDA’s  Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) invites you to take part in a series of free, interactive webinars that will provide practical information about how to buy, receive, and handle bulk fresh and fresh-cut produce safely and efficiently:
“Understanding Fruit and Vegetable Quality and Condition Defects”      
2:00PM Eastern Time        To register: http://bit.ly/1pphJP8
22 Hawaii Honey Festival – Hilo
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nani Mau Gardens – 421 Makalika St. Hilo
Admission $5 per person, keiki under 12 free
http://www.hawaiihoneyfestival.com/
25 “Applying Traditional Resource Management Philosophies to Contemporary Conservation Practices on Kauaʻi” – Hawaii Conservation Alliance
5:30PM-7:30PM at Common Ground Kauaʻi
December
2014
 2 Energy Workshop For Rural Small Businesses, Ag Producers (USDA Rural Development)
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Waimanalo Homestead Association Halau – 41-253 Ilauhole St. Waimanalo,
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_ReapResEei.html

As space is limited at each of the venues, please RSVP your attendance to Shirley Heatherly at 808-541-2600 ext. 139 or via e-mail at shirley.heatherly@hi.usda.gov

 2 Energy Workshop For Rural Small Businesses, Ag Producers (USDA Rural Development)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Department of Hawaiian Homelands – Hale Pono’i Conference Room
91-5420 Kapolei Parkway – Kapolei
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_ReapResEei.html

As space is limited at each of the venues, please RSVP your attendance to Shirley Heatherly at 808-541-2600 ext. 139 or via e-mail at shirley.heatherly@hi.usda.gov

10 MAUI

Energy Workshop For Rural Small Businesses, Ag Producers (USDA Rural Development)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Kaunoa Senior Center, 401 Alakapa Place
Paia, Maui   (on the makai side of Hana Hwy past the airport)

More information on the Rural Energy for America Program can be found at:  http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_ReapResEei.html.  For an accurate count on handouts, please RSVP your attendance to Lori Nekoba, Business Programs Specialist at 808-933-8312 (Hilo) or via e-mail at lori.nekoba@hi.usda.gov

18 USDA Webinar:
The USDA’s  Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) invites you to take part in a series of free, interactive webinars that will provide practical information about how to buy, receive, and handle bulk fresh and fresh-cut produce safely and efficiently:
“How to Use Fruit and Vegetable Market News”             
2:00PM Eastern Time            
To register: http://bit.ly/1paiVB2
February
2015
 
9 – 11 WUSATA Outbound Trade Mission to Japan
https://www.wusata.org/Events2/wusata/eventreg/search.aspx?Section=Events2
22 – 28  WUSATA Outbound Trade Mission to Columbia
Bogota | Medellin | Cartagena
https://www.wusata.org/Events2/wusata/eventreg/search.aspx?Section=Events2
22 – 28 National Invasive Species Awareness Week
http://www.nisaw.org/
March
2015
18 – 20 2015 Expo ANTAD Trade Show
Guadalajara, Mexico
https://www.wusata.org/wusata/eventreg/eventdetail.aspx?event=M15GXMXPTS&nav=Events2