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Livestock Extension agent for Kaua‘i County Savannah Katulski is offering a webinar, “Selecting Beef Replacement Heifers,” on Thursday, July 30, at 6:30 p.m. This webinar will focus on best management practices for choosing and managing replacement heifers for a cow/calf operation.
The Livestock Extension Group of CTAHR is conducting an Industry Needs Assessment across all livestock sectors in Hawai‘i. As the current COVID-19 crisis has limited Extension’s ability to hold large group meetings, the needs assessment process is being initiated with a short survey.
Want a prime example of the influence CTAHR research has over national and global behavior? Look no further than the dinner table. Rachel Novotny, Dept. of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences, is one of only 20 nationally recognized scientists on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee,
Longtime CTAHR supporter Hawaiian Earth Products (HEP) recently donated eight truckloads of compost to the Poamoho Research Station! The compost will be used to support research into the yield and quality of Hawai‘i-grown organic turmeric.
Transgenics once saved Hawai‘i’s papaya industry from devastation caused by the papaya ringspot virus. With a new grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), CTAHR researchers will pursue genetic research into new varieties that are disease resistant, highly nutritious, and consumer friendly.