From Home, or Not From Home? 29 June 2020

From Home, or Not From Home?

Supervisors should let UH employees know when to return to campus

UH President David Lassner recently addressed the question of when UH employees should return to the office. In a June 26 email, he directed, “If you are not contacted by your supervisor and have had no change in your personal circumstances, you should continue your current work arrangements during the month of July."

Pigs for a Healthy Planet 29 June 2020

Pigs for a Healthy Planet

Research swine and the environment for this RFP

The National Pork Board has sent out a Request for Proposals for reviews of environmental scientific literature. The Board is soliciting research proposals dealing with the following areas of animal well-being: In-Barn Particulate Matter, Water Quality Impacts of Manure Application, and Effects of Manure on Soil Health.

Screenhouse Success Story 26 June 2020

Screenhouse Success Story

A new series showcases Hawaiʻi Extension to a national audience

The first Story Lead Contest for eXtension Farm Journal has a winner, and it’s CTAHR! Interim Associate Dean of Extension Jeff Goodwin submitted the winning story last month, about the outstanding success of a Cooperative Extension project on screenhouse technology that leads to much higher yields and reduced insecticide use.

On-Target Genome Editing 26 June 2020

On-Target Genome Editing

Study aimed at children’s diseases could help boost agricultural production

A recent study from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital describes a new method for genome editing that could lead to safer, more targeted strategies for treating life-threatening diseases such as some cancers and blood diseases—with less risk of unwanted mutations.

A Garden Isle Welcome 26 June 2020

A Garden Isle Welcome

New county administrator joins the Kaua‘i Extension ‘ohana

Welcome to Glenn Evans, the new Kaua‘i County Administrator! Glenn will be responsible for operating and maintaining the agricultural research station in Wailua and County Extension office in Līhu‘e, and will focus on assisting Kaua‘i County in accomplishing the college’s mission on Kaua‘i.

Campus Reopening

Provost Bruno will host virtual forum 2:00 p.m. Thursday (TOMORROW)

On-Target Genome Editing

Study aimed at children’s diseases could help boost agricultural production

A Garden Isle Welcome

New county administrator joins the Kaua‘i Extension ‘ohana

‘Awa, Anyone?

Pu‘u O Hoku Ranch offers a CTAHR-exclusive discount

What Lies Beneath…

Find out June 30 how plant roots influence the soil in which they grow

Convocation Memories

Links to Spring 2020 graduation video and grads now available

How Can We Help?

Human Development and Family Sciences develops a quick guide to coping

4-H Ali‘i

Join the June 25th online ceremony for 4-H supporters

Plant Guardian

Extension’s Amjad Ahmad will represent Hawai‘i for national germplasm collection

Owl Right!

On June 30, NREM grad student will discuss endemic, endangered pueo

Food for Grandfamilies

Maui Extension pairs elders and food trucks for meals and education

Get It Covered

Western SARE is conducting a cover crop survey

Taking Home a Bronze

Voice of the Sea episode about CTAHR wins a Telly Award

More Anthurium

Master’s thesis project investigates anthurium propagation

No Fire on the Farm

Learn how to assess and reduce the risk of wildfire on agricultural lands

Virtual Benefits Fair

All-day event offers online workshops 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.

Runoff and Hawaiʻi Coral

Master’s thesis investigates the human impact on native soft octocoral

Start Your Startup

Shidler College of Business offers assistance to new entrepreneurs

Get Your CFAP On

USDA provides financial assistance to agriculture


In-person safety training TODAY at 10:00 a.m. at Magoon

The Roots of Farming

Cooperative Extension offers a virtual potato production workshop

ADSC Is Closed to Samples

Last-minute construction changes adversely affect ADSC’s ability to provide diagnostics.

Nutrition Outreach

Professor honored for obesity prevention locally and internationally

‘Olena Online

Virtual turmeric webinar and drive-up cultivar distribution