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Produce Health 26 May 2020

Produce Health

Professor discusses the importance of fruits and veggies

Don’t let the focus on COVID-19 blind you to other important aspects of health! Jinan Banna, in the Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences, recently gave a live motivational wellness talk on “The Power of Fruit and Veggies for Health and Beyond!” through WYAO Hawaii Corporate Wellness, LLC.

Congratulations to Kacie Ho 20 May 2020

Congratulations to Kacie Ho

Winner of the 2020 Dean’s Award for Ka Pouhana mentorship

Normally celebrated at the CTAHR Annual Banquet, this year’s Dean’s Award recipients will be honored here, on your laptops and tablets, and with their names carved into the plaques that adorn Gilmore Hall. Prize monies will also be distributed. The 2020 Dean’s Award for Ka Pouhana mentorship goes to Kacie Ho, assistant professor in food science.

Small, Cryptic, and Devastating 20 May 2020

Small, Cryptic, and Devastating

Recognize the pests that threaten your backyard garden

Essentially, all crops we grow in Hawai‘i could be attacked by an insect or mite pest. Of the most significant pests, many are very small, and some barely resemble insects. So how does one go about fighting scale insects, mealybugs, whitefly, and thrips? It’s important to be able to recognize the pest, or the specific damage it causes, so you can take corrective action.

Congratulations to Dan Rubinoff 18 May 2020

Congratulations to Dan Rubinoff

Winner of the 2020 Dean’s Award for Research

Normally celebrated at the CTAHR Annual Banquet, this year’s Dean’s Award recipients will be honored here, on your laptops and tablets, and with their names carved into the plaques that adorn Gilmore Hall. Prize monies will also be distributed, per the usual means. 2020 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Researcher: Daniel Rubinoff.

Go Ahead, Brighten My Day 11 May 2020

Go Ahead, Brighten My Day

CTAHR donates 400+ sunflowers to local hospitals

Happy hues of orange and yellow radiate in the sunshine as Russell Galanti prepares to harvest his latest crop. The Extension agent in ornamental crops has a big afternoon ahead. The sunʻs glare will soon ease into a soft, warm glow, making it less harsh on freshly cut sunflowers. That’s Russell’s cue to begin cutting, trimming, washing, and bundling the 400+ stalks he has tended to lovingly at the Oʻahu Urban Garden Center.

 

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