The perfect place to pick a pumpkin

by Carolyn Lucas-Zenk Stephens Media Excited shrieks, laughter and the patter of little feet could be heard Sunday morning at the Kohala Mountain Farm Pumpkin Patch. Children ran through rows, often with family members or friends, in search of the perfect pumpkin. For Shaynee Akina, the hardest decision was not deciding between the perfectly...

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Pick a Pumpkin Day

For the first time on Molokai, keiki and keiki-at-heart will be able to take a ride around a pumpkin patch, just in time for Halloween. The Heart of Aloha church has been growing pumpkins: traditional orange jack ‘o lantern (small, medium and large), unique white, mini (orange and white) and giant pumpkins. Come pick...

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Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness How Prepared is Your Farming Operation? Maui Extension Office Monday, November 26, 2007 11 am ? 1:30 pm Natural disasters, such as droughts, floods, wild fires, hurricanes, pests, and diseases, can cause excessive economic damage to agricultural production. In addition to crop damage, disasters can also affect farm buildings, machinery, animals, irrigation,...

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Hawaii Crop Weather Weekly Report

Here is the PDF file for the Hawaii Crop Weather (crop progress and condition) Report for the week ending October 21, 2007. previous_hi102107.pdf Please visit the website for more information: http://www.nass.usda.gov/hi/ USDA NASS Hawaii Field Office 1421 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96814-2512 1-800- 804-9514 Agricultural Highlights Fruits Bananas On the Big Island, warm...

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