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Banquet is ON! 16 March 2022

Banquet is ON!

Save the Date for Friday, May 6, at the Ala Moana Hotel

No need watch college basketball to understand just how much the pandemic restrictions are being lifted across the nation, especially for large gatherings. With luck, this trend will carry on thru the end of semester and beyond. Thus, the 2022 CTAHR  ĽOhana Banquet will proceed as planned!

Taste This! 24 July 2019

Taste This!

Local food producers and ag organizations invited to Taste of the Hawaiian Range

The 23rd Taste of the Hawaiian Range Agricultural Festival won’t hit town till September, but now’s the time to sign up to attend in a professional capacity. Local food producers are invited to sell their products at the Taste, and agricultural-themed organizations can present educational exhibits. Taste of the Hawaiian Range provides a venue for sustainable agricultural education, plus encouragement and support of locally produced ag products.

Flowering of CTAHR Creativity 24 June 2019

Flowering of CTAHR Creativity

Cooperative Extension agent shares his new floral knowledge

Cooperative Extension agent Robert Cating (PEPS) recently completed a course in floral design to help him understand the needs of floral designers for tropical flowers and foliage. To prepare for a floral design workshop for youths, he conducted a hands-on practice session using faculty, staff, and student volunteers at the Komohana Research & Extension Center. Some stunning creations resulted!

Grow Easy 6 March 2019

Grow Easy

Fascinated by the idea of hydroponics but worry that it’s too complicated? Emeritus professor Bernie Kratky (TPSS) pioneered ways of designing non-circulating hydroponic systems that are easy to make and use. He recently released a new video, this one describing how to grow a variety of slow-bolting arugula, ‘Adagio’, in a non-circulating hydroponic tank.

New Faces: Shannon Sand 31 January 2019

New Faces: Shannon Sand

Shannon Sand (NREM) will be the new assistant Extension agent in Agricultural Finance. Based out of the Komohana Agriculture Research & Extension Center in Hilo, she will have state-wide responsibilities. Shannon has earned master’s degrees in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, and Food and Resource Economics. Please welcome her when she starts work in June!

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