PIERRE, S.D. — A record-breaking storm that dumped 4 feet of snow in parts of western South Dakota left ranchers dealing with heavy losses, in some cases perhaps up to half their herds, as they assess how many of their cattle died during the unseasonably early blizzard. Meanwhile, utility companies were working to restore...Continue reading
At the Oskie Rice Arena, the Friday night lights hung in the damp, mid-December Hawaiian air. Beaming through Maui’s notorious red clay dust, the lights served as a backdrop to one of the Upcountry’s biggest annual events. On the metal bleachers, families were bundled against their idea of the cold: a winter chill that...Continue reading
Authorities were investigating a new suspected case of crop contamination on Thursday – the second in the Pacific north-west in five months – after samples of hay tested positive for genetically modified traits. The investigation was ordered after a farmer in Washington state reported that his alfalfa shipments had been rejected for export after...Continue reading
Brian Daffron September 12, 2013 Power Brokers takes a turn over the waters of the Pacific to Hawai’i, whose indigenous population shares a common history with Native Americans and Alaskan Natives on the mainland. In 1893, the sovereign kingdom of Hawai’i was overthrown, with the country seeing an eventual annexation by the United States...Continue reading
Thousands on Kauai marched the streets to show their support of the “Right to Know” Bill, a bill that would require agricultural companies working with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to disclose the chemicals they’re using and take extra steps to keep the chemicals contained. It’s a volatile debate. One side is arguing business and...Continue reading
It’s known as the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific, an annual festival co-founded by Chefs Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong. The Hawaii Food and Wine Festival started with an event on Maui last weekend and has been going on all week long, with wine tastings, cooking demos, and field trips. They’re some...Continue reading
Much attention has been turned in recent months to the fact that the agro-chemical/GMO industry — corporate giants Dow, Pioneer DuPont, Syngenta, Monsanto, BASF — have been using Hawaii since the 1990s as one of their main testing grounds for experiments engineering new pesticide-crop combos. On the “Garden Island” of Kauai, the industry controls...Continue reading
The nonprofit Hawaii Agriculture Research Center in Kunia on Oahu plans to build a 500-kilowatt solar photovoltaic facility on two acres of land owned by the center and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., according to a City and County of Honolulu Planning Commission public hearing notice. Solar Hub Utilities LLC and the Hawaii Agriculture Research...Continue reading
HILO >> Hawaii County lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it easier for small farmers to give tours to visitors, usually for a fee, and to sell related agricultural and nonagricultural products at a gift shop. Large agricultural operations already can do this. The legislation, which the council is scheduled to hear...Continue reading
Flowers conjure a variety of emotional and sensory responses as well as memories. Loving sentiments are often attached to roses. Violets are sometimes associated with youthful sweetness and a bouquet of daisies brings cheer into any room. Gladiolas often appear in funeral arrangements and the scent of lavender might stir memories of fields of...Continue reading
GRANTS PASS, Ore. » Oregon farmers are moving ahead with plans to start planting their next crop as questions remain about the source of a patch of genetically modified wheat found in a farmer’s field there last spring that threatened trade between the Pacific Northwest and other countries. Speculation about the origin of the...Continue reading
Trimble Introduces Next Generation Agriculture Display Display’s Modern Architecture Provides Expandable Platform for Precision Agriculture Solutions; Integrates with New Connected Farm Dashboard Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the TMX-2050™ display, a next generation display built on the popular Android™ operating system, which offers an intuitive interface that enables farmers to easily implement precision agriculture...Continue reading
Papua New Guinea’s National Agriculture Research Institute (NARI), which is PNG’s leading organisation in conducting and fostering applied and development oriented research in agriculture and rural development has earmarked Vanuatu’s specialist on nuts, Mr Charles Long Wah to lead the upcoming high profile Melanesian stakeholders’ meeting on indigenous nuts in PNG. Dr Sim Sar-...Continue reading
- Mayport Middle School students hooked on fish farming, other coastal sciences - The Florida Times-UnionMayport Middle School students hooked on fish farming, other coastal sciences The Florida Times-UnionATLANTIC BEACH — Students at Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School are helping reel in research data to aid scientists studying the prevalence and ...
- AgCenter expert: Sugarcane acreage likely to rise in 2019 - Idaho StatesmanAgCenter expert: Sugarcane acreage likely to rise in 2019 Idaho StatesmanSugarcane is on the rise in Louisiana, with a good crop and decent prices encouraging more farmers to plant the tall tropical grass.
- Calendar for February 16 - Hawaii Tribune HeraldCalendar for February 16 Hawaii Tribune HeraldArts & Exhibits. TODAY, Feb. 16. ADVERTISING. HAWAII WOOD GUILD 33RD INVITATIONAL SHOW. Where: Isaacs Art Center, 65-1268 Kawaihae Road, ...
- Rapid response underway to stop tiny, invasive insect - KHON2Rapid response underway to stop tiny, invasive insect KHON2HONOLULU (KHON2) - When Daniel Kapalikuokalani-Maile posted on Facebook last November that something was killing native naio trees in the ...
- State bill to limit and ban single-use plastics advances in Hawaii - Waste DiveState bill to limit and ban single-use plastics advances in Hawaii Waste DiveHawaii is currently discussing state legislation (Senate Bill 522) that would prohibit buying, selling, using, or distributing plastic items, including utensils and ...
- First Hawaiian Bank Boosted Its Alexander & Baldwin Investment (ALEX) Stake by $853,886; Polaris Wealth Advisers Continues to Hold Stake in Abbvie (ABBV) - Lives AdviceFirst Hawaiian Bank Boosted Its Alexander & Baldwin Investment (ALEX) Stake by $853,886; Polaris Wealth Advisers Continues to Hold Stake in Abbvie (ABBV) Lives AdviceFirst Hawaiian Bank increased its stake in Alexander & Baldwin Investment (ALEX) by 42.37% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
- What the pesticides in our urine tell us about organic food - The GuardianWhat the pesticides in our urine tell us about organic food The GuardianA study helps answer a question many of us ask when deciding whether to buy organic food: does it really make a difference?
- Risk of Floods,Mudslides After CA Storm - DTN The Progressive FarmerRisk of Floods,Mudslides After CA Storm DTN The Progressive FarmerSAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities warn that mudslides are still possible Friday even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in ...
- Livestock News Briefly | Livestock - Post RegisterLivestock News Briefly | Livestock Post RegisterIowan accused of letting cattle starve to death. OSCEOLA, Iowa (AP) — South-central Iowa authorities are investigating after dozens of head of cattle were found ...
- Nation / World News Briefly | National - Post RegisterNation / World News Briefly | National Post RegisterRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's agriculture commissioner says the first round of relief checks are going to farmers affected by tropical weather.
- Here is what Hawaii scored in Congress' budget that averts shutdown - Pacific Business News (Honolulu)Here is what Hawaii scored in Congress' budget that averts shutdown Pacific Business News (Honolulu)Congress on Thursday voted to pass a budget deal that averts a second government shutdown, a bill that includes a number appropriations for Hawaii, including ...
- Sen. Schatz Votes to Pass Deal for Programs That Benefits Hawai'i - Big Island NowSen. Schatz Votes to Pass Deal for Programs That Benefits Hawai'i Big Island NowSen. Schatz voted to pass a bipartisan funding deal that will increase pay for federal workers by nearly 2% and boost funding for programs that benefit Hawai'i.
- Rep. Tim Ryan 'seriously considering' running for president - CNNRep. Tim Ryan 'seriously considering' running for president CNNAn Ohio congressman once considered a possible challenger to Rep. Nancy Pelosi for the House speakership is now considering a higher office -- president.
- 'Never Trump' conservatives can't be tempted by Amy Klobuchar - Washington Examiner'Never Trump' conservatives can't be tempted by Amy Klobuchar Washington ExaminerIt's a frustrating season on the right side of the aisle and discouraged Republicans are looking for someone other than the inevitable to support in 2020.
- Sun, Surf, and ... Sadness? 2019's Worst Cities to Live Are Not Where You'd Expect - Realtor.com NewsSun, Surf, and ... Sadness? 2019's Worst Cities to Live Are Not Where You'd Expect Realtor.com NewsCalifornia and Hawaii are often billed as sunny, fun-filled places to live, but according to a new report, some of their cities are actually the worst places to live.
- FoodBytes! to Showcase Upcycling, Supply Chain Technology - waste360FoodBytes! to Showcase Upcycling, Supply Chain Technology waste360Fifteen startups are aiming to change the future of food selected for the March 28 pitch competition and mentorship.
- With dairy closing, hunters concerned about access road blocked - West Hawaii TodayWith dairy closing, hunters concerned about access road blocked West Hawaii TodayTwo of the 10 calves purchased from Big Island Dairy stand together Wednesday at Magical Creatures of Hamakua Animal Rescue and Sanctuary in ...
- Restoration of forest key to fire control, expert says | News, Sports, Jobs - Maui NewsRestoration of forest key to fire control, expert says | News, Sports, Jobs Maui NewsMAALAEA — In 1901, a massive 30000-acre fire burned on Hawaii island's Hamakua coast for three months — big enough to draw attention from the U.S. ...
- Grants available for Hawaii farmers and ranchers to prevent foodborne ilnesses - KHON2Grants available for Hawaii farmers and ranchers to prevent foodborne ilnesses KHON2Honolulu (KHON2) - The Hawaii Department of Agriculture is currently accepting applications for grants to help Hawaii farmers and ranchers with the cost of ...
- Trying Tropical fruits for Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day - KHON2Trying Tropical fruits for Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day KHON2Dallis stops by the University of Hawaii's Urban Garden Center for Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day.
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- Deputy Attorney General (Commerce and Economic Development Division) - State of Hawaii Department of the Attorney General - Honolulu, HIThe Department of Agriculture (DOA); This Deputy Attorney General provides advice and counsel to the Department of Agriculture in matters....From State of Hawaii Department of the Attorney General - Sat, 19 Jan 2019 02:30:21 GMT - View all Honolulu, HI jobs
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