Volume 22: Dec 2014 | Jan | Feb 2015

  • 2 August 2016
  • Author: Moore
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In This Issue:

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Field screening of tomato varieties resistant to Tomato Spotted             Wilt Virus and Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus in Hawaii
Interested in Selling Eggs?
Low-input and Sustainable Techniques for Food-Producing                       Landscapes
CRATE: Integrated Disease Management on Banana Orchards
Citizen Science: Basil Variety Trial
ArgriBusiness Incubator: Basic Bookkeeping: Tracking your             money for compliance and business success

Featured Farmer:
Justin Franzmeier
Wailupe Farms & Island Foodscaping, Waimānalo, Oʻahu

Growing area: 4 acre farm, plus countless homes, businesses, and schools we've fodscaped
Years farming in Hawai'i: 4 years
Crops: diversified vegetables, tropical fruit, and coffee
Production System: We work with the task at hand. We look at specific budgets, and work with clients to create landscapes that also provide food. Hence, 'foodscapes'
What Sustainability Means to You: We need to empower individuals to grow local. Whether that means a lifestyle change or recognizing that we need to address our food security.

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Hot Tip from Wailupe Farms & Island Foodscaping
If there is one thing I've learned over the past few years of organic farming is that mulch is your best friend. A good mulch source is a must to help suppress weeds and add organic matter to your foodscape.

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