Hawaii subsidies cut for livestock feed | HonoluluAdvertiser.com | The Honolulu Advertiser

Loss of assistance from state deals another blow to shrinking industry By Sean Hao Advertiser Staff Writer The state has spent about $3.8 million since November 2007 on a program aimed at revitalizing Hawai’i’s struggling livestock industry and improving the state’s self-sufficiency. Despite the cash infusion, Hawai’i’s livestock industry has continued to shrink. Now...

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Monsanto Plowed Down (MON)

It’s becoming increasingly harder to figure out whether Monsanto (NYSE: MON) is a bargain or a value trap. Yesterday, the agriculture giant announced less-than-stellar guidance for its 2010 fiscal year, which started at the beginning of the month. It’s really a tale of two product lines for Monsanto. The seed and trait business is...

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There’s something about Ho’opili – Honolulu Weekly

Proposed ‘Ewa development defies snap judgments http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVuo4R3tE4g Kevin O’Leary Sep 2, 2009 Last Friday’s daylong meeting of the State Land Use Commission, to rule on a petition by mega-developer D.R. Horton-Schuler to change the current zoning on 1,500 acres of prime ‘Ewa farmland from agriculture to mixed-use residential and commercial, was anything but boring....

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