The Manini Farm 28 February 2024

The Manini Farm

UGC workforce development project takes root

With one student holding a wireless microphone and another a portable amplifier, the tour of The Manini Farm Project on the grounds of the Urban Garden Center had begun. As students took turns at the mic, presenting their projects and roles and walking participants through the rows of plants, it was apparent that these young adults felt an awful lot of pride in their participation.

E Komo Mai 28 February 2024

E Komo Mai

Parwinder Grewal, new CTAHR dean, starts Friday

Dr. Parwinder Grewal, an internationally recognized nematologist, will start March 1 as the new Dean and Director of the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, after a comprehensive search process. Dr. Grewal most recently served as the inaugural president for Vermont State University while simultaneously serving as president of Castleton University, Northern Vermont University and Vermont Technical College. 

Systems for Sustainability 28 February 2024

Systems for Sustainability

Food Systems Working Group’s forum is TODAY at high noon

“Each and every one of us bears a responsibility to uphold food sustainability within our island community,” says Sothy Eng of the Dept. of Family and Consumer Sciences. “Yet, it is the state's paramount duty to safeguard the health and well-being of its citizens by crafting policies that resonate across all elements of the food systems, from production to consumption and waste management.”

2022 Hawaiʻi Ag Census 28 February 2024

2022 Hawaiʻi Ag Census

USDA announces latest profiles of farmers, farms, sales

NASS, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, has disseminated the results of its 2022 Census of Agriculture, including profiles of Hawaiʻi farmers and agriculture. The data – collected directly from producers – shows a decline in the total number of Hawaiʻi farms and land in farms. However, the data also show an increase in the value of agriculture sales across the state.

Save the Date 28 February 2024

Save the Date

CTAHR ‘Ohana Banquet will have good food, good friends, good times

From tropical plants grown at CTAHR stations to models wearing original designs by our fashion students to remarkable stories of Extension’s impact on Hawai‘i communities to the Dean’s Awards for teaching, research, and more, this year’s ‘Ohana Banquet will be a fun evening for everyone.

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