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Mama Cows 22 July 2020

Mama Cows

Agent offers webinar on choosing heifers for cow/calf producers

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. 

Help for Livestock Producers 22 July 2020

Help for Livestock Producers

Needs assessment will inform new strategies for changing times

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.

2020 Dietary Guidelines Final Report 17 July 2020

2020 Dietary Guidelines Final Report

USDA committee includes a CTAHR researcher

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,

Mahalo, Hawaiian Earth Products 17 July 2020

Mahalo, Hawaiian Earth Products

Compost donation will support SOAP’s turmeric project

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. 

The Next Generation of Genetic Modification 17 July 2020

The Next Generation of Genetic Modification

PEPS and MBBE land a NIFA grant for gene-edited papaya

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.

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