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Global Food Export Opportunity

Posted on Aug 20, 2013 in Main

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a Global Food Export Opportunity to expand knowledge about exporting agricultural products.  International experts will discuss export opportunities for local products. Session 1 will be held in: Kona – September 19, 2013 – Royal Kona Resort Honolulu – September 20, 2013 – Grand Manoa Ballroom   Session 2 ...
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August 14, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of nearly $40 million to provide housing for farmworkers and their families. To view the full news release, go to:  http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAOC/bulletins/8722b2

FREE MULTI AGENCY ROAD SHOW CONTINUES ON TO KAUAI CTAHR is partnering with the Hawaii Departments of Ag and Health, USDA Farm Service Agency, and the US  Department of Labor to offer another popular USDA FSA sponsored, Farm Resources Workshop that will cover a myriad of topics: pesticide use, including sprayer calibration and mixing demonstrations; ...
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie has invited the West Hawaii community to his first “Governor’s Cabinet in Your Community” event in Kona, where they will meet members of his Cabinet and share information vital to the Big Island. The event will include breakout sessions focused on areas of greatest importance to the people of West Hawaii, as ...
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  The Hawaii Department of Agriculture is helping to sponsor two free workshops next week.  Aquaculture Business Management and Marketing Workshop July 29, 2013 at 9 am – 4 pm UHM Campus Center BallroomPlease register by July 23, 2013 at 5:00 PM via the following link and print the ticket you’ll receive in order to present it at ...
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News Release from the Kauai Invasive Species Committee LIHUE – In an effort to raise the awareness level of the general public as well as residents, the Kauai Invasive Species Committee (KISC) has installed new display signage at the Lihue Airport as well as at the Nawiliwili, Young Brothers facility. The full color signs were ...
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  The Hawaii State Farm Fair is next weekend, July 13 & 14 at Kualoa Ranch.  Adult admission is $5, and kids and students are FREE!  Parking is also FREE!  For more information, go to the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation website at:  http://hfbf.org/

News Release from Kauai Invasive Species CommitteeJune 27, 2013 LIHUE – New signs were installed today at the Nawiliwili, Young Brothers facility asking the public to beaware of accidentally bringing invasive species to Kauai. The bright and attractive signs featureinformation about the need to inspect and clean cargo as well as what pests to look ...
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June 27, 2013 The Rural Business—Cooperative Service announces the availability of $2,855,222 in competitive grant funds for the FY 2013 Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grants (SSDPG) program.  We are requesting proposals from applicants that will provide technical assistance to small, socially-disadvantaged agricultural producers in rural areas.  See http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-06-12/pdf/2013-13867.pdf for more information. Eligible applicants include Cooperative Development ...
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June 27, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Krysta Harden, Nominee for Deputy Secretary, Department of Agriculture Krysta Harden is the Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a position she has held since ...
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