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NR18-06 May 29, 2018 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Board of Agriculture (Board) today approved parameters for emergency low-interest agricultural loans for farmers suffering damage due to the heavy rain and flooding on Kauai and Oahu in April and the current eruption phase at Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island. The Board approved the emergency loan program ...
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Date Nov. 10, 2021 Agenda Sept. 8, 2021 Agenda Draft Minutes July 14, 2021 Agenda Draft Minutes May 12, 2021 Agenda Draft Minutes March 24, 2021 Agenda Draft Minutes March 10, 2021 Agenda Meeting canceled due to internet outage Jan. 20, 2021 Agenda Draft Minutes Dec. 2, 2020 Agenda Draft Minutes  Nov. 4, 2020 Agenda ...
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Date   Oct. 11, 2019 Agenda Draft Minutes Sept. 6, 2018 Agenda Minutes

  Dec. 10, 2021 Advisory Committee on Plants and Animals Submission for Interim Rule for Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Submission for Request to Import Avocado Root Rot Submission for Request Change in the List Placement of Beauveria bassiana strain ANT-03 Agenda Oct. 29, 2021 Advisory Committee on Plants and Animals Submission for Three Ring Ranch, Inc. ...
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Kauai Flood Disaster Information

Posted on May 22, 2018 in Main

The County of Kauai suffered severe rain and flooding between April 13 – 20, 2018. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, issued a Secretarial Disaster Designation allowing for federal disaster aid to help Kauai agricultural operations recover. To view the news release on this designation, click here. Financial Assistance for Kauai Flooding Disaster Hawaii Department ...
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NR18-05 May 14, 2018 HONOLULU – The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, has notified Gov. David Ige that a Secretarial Agricultural Disaster Designation has been approved for Kauai County. The designation comes after heavy rain and flooding between April 13 to 20, 2018 caused severe damage to Kaua‘i’s agriculture industry. The U.S. Department of ...
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Bee Disease Detected on Hawaii Island

Posted on May 14, 2018 in Main

HDOA staff on Hawaii Island confirmed the presence of American Foulbrood disease (AFB) in a bee colony in Hamakua.  The disease is not new to Hawaii, but it is a recent detection on Hawaii Island.  Beekeepers are encouraged to inspect their colonies and be on the lookout for AFB and other diseases and pests of ...
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