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Swine Disease Found on Waianae Pig Farm

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in Main

Quarantine Order Issued to Stop Movement of Pigs on Oahu NR14-28 Nov. 20, 2014 HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has issued a quarantine order stopping the movement of pigs on Oahu after an outbreak of a serious swine disease, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), was confirmed on a farm in Waianae Valley. ...
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For the third year in a row, HDOA plant quarantine inspectors are traveling to Oregon to observe the  harvesting and packing of Christmas trees and wreaths destined for Hawaii this holiday season. Three crews of two inspectors will visit Christmas tree farms over three weeks to see what types of insects and critters may cause ...
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HDOA Aggies Help School Gardens!

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 in Main

HDOA volunteers from left to right: Becky Azama, Laura Hew,  Michael Opgenorth, Keoni Akau,  Abel Konan, Ken Kajihara, Denna Macanas, Regina Hidano, Noa Ching, Earl Yamamoto, Linda Murai and Ken Kakesako. HDOA staff put in some backbreaking work this past Saturday, Nov. 1, volunteering their muscle to help the school garden projects at Wilson Elementary School ...
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