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To Promote Competition, Deregulate

Project Syndicate by ANNE O. KRUEGER In a sweeping new executive order, US President Joe Biden has called on regulators to push for greater competition across a wide array of sectors and industries. But sometimes regulation itself is a big part of the problem. US President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order calling...

Sweet potato protection! CTAHR team joins nationwide effort

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa CTAHR will use a new grant to study ‘Okinawan’ sweet potato When a virus or virus-like agent infects a vegetatively propagated crop, the negative consequences can go far beyond a disappointing yield, appearance, taste and plant longevity. If the difficult-to-find disease goes undetected inside the propagation material, the problem...

Millennium Investment & Acquisition Co. Inc. Provides Corporate Update

Currently, MILC has invested in operating companies with two areas of focus: 1) Sustainable cultivation of Cannabis in Greenhouses through Millennium Cannabis 2) Sustainable production of Activated Carbon through Millennium Carbon Millennium Cannabis MillCann has identified greenhouse cultivation as the sustainable method for growing cannabis in a cost-effective manner with a lower carbon footprint...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/26/2021

Customs Entry Officer – Department: Department of Homeland Security – Agency: Customs and Border Protection – Hiring Organization: Office of Field Operations Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies – Multiple Locations Salary: $43,683.00 to $69,462.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-1894-7/9 Open Period: 2021-07-26 to 2021-07-30 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who...

Congress Is Working To Protect All Legal Cannabis States

GreennEntrepreneur States With Legal Cannabis Are Finding Protection From Congressional Legislators A revised measure has now surfaced to protect all states and tribal programs from federal penalties. This new bill has 15 cosponsors following its bipartisan advocates spreading a letter to develop support this week Yet a Republican who stands in opposition to cannabis...

Charter school receives $48,000 grant for farm-to-school program

Hawaii Tribune-Herald By KELSEY WALLING Connections Public Charter School in Hilo will grow its farm-to-school programs with the help of federal grant. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded $12 million in Farm to School grants to 176 recipients. Connections Public Charter School and Community Based Education Support Services, the school’s board, received $48,253....

House Panel Subpoenas Land Fund, Agriculture Agency

Civil Beat By Blaze Lovell Both agencies were the targets of recent critical examinations by State Auditor Les Kondo. A Hawaii House of Representatives investigation of the Agribusiness Development Corp. and a state land and development fund is starting to ramp up on the heels of audits critical of the two state agencies. On...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/21/2021

Conservation Planner Department: Department of the Interior Agency:Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies – Multiple Locations Salary: $65,056.00 to $112,659.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0401-11/12 Open Period: 2021-07-21 to 2021-08-03 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL), Competitive service,...

Kula Country prepares for pumpkin season

Maui News Kula Country Farms staffer Tom Koch paints a section of bandstand Thursday while preparing for the upcoming Pumpkin Patch. The popular annual event at the farm on Kula Highway is set to run the month of October. Koch said he didn’t know how many pumpkins are currently growing at the farm other...

USAJOBS Employment on Maui for 7/16/2021

Visitor Use Assistant (Fee Collection) GS-0303-05 – Duty Location: Haleakala National Park- 1 vacancy at Kula, 1 vacancy at Kipahulu – Type of appointment: Permanent Full Time – Who may apply: Kula- Open to all US Citizens, ICTAP/CTAP/RPL & veterans Kipahulu – Open to all US Citizens, ICTAP/CTAP/RPL, veterans & Contiguous-to-Area those individuals who...

Sweetpotato Varietal Trial Field Day Enormous Success

For this trial 12 varieties of Sweetpotato were measured for the Marketable Yield and Weevil damaged per variety. The participants of the Field Day provided information on each varieties appearance, taste, and texture - yes, each participant was provided with cooked samples of each variety! This Trial was to help growers make decisions to...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/13/2021

Lead Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement) – Department: Department of Agriculture – Agency: Forest Service – Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): MANY vacancies – Forest Service Locations, United States Salary: $77,488.00 to $100,739.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0201-12 Open Period: 2021-07-13 to 2021-07-19 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply:...

Hawaiian ‘Uala Varieties – Online Research Presentation

Hawaiian ‘Uala (Sweet Potato) varieties have not been extensively characterized since E.S. Handy’s archipelago-wide collections from Hawaiian farmers in the early 20th century, and the conservation status of what was likely well over 100 Hawaiian cultivars remains unclear today. A recent study titled Characterizing the Diversity of Hawai‘i Sweet Potatoes published in the Journal...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/8/2021

General Biologist – Department: Department of the Interior – Agency: Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service – Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies – Multiple Locations Salary: $77,488.00 to $112,659.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0150/0401-12 Open Period: 2021-07-08 to 2021-07-22 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP,...

Educational Pumpkin Tour

ALOUN FARMS NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR OCTOBER! Aloun Farms offers educational tours of our pumpkin patch and our farm for school groups. Educational Pumpkin Tour Dates Starting Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 Tuesdays through Fridays in October Leaving Aloun Farms check in center every 30 min First tour departs 8:30am, last tour departs at 11:00am...

Wild pigs have huge impact on biodiversity

Star Advertiser By Timothy Hurley Hawaii conservationists know well the far-reaching impact of wild pigs on the environment. The non-native species is notorious for rambling through the forest as herbivore, top predator and ecosystem engineer, digging and rooting in the soil to help transform the natural landscape. A team of researchers from the University...

USDA Gathers Data About Commercial Agricultural Expansion Interest

National Agricultural Statistics Service – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), in cooperation with the Hawaii Department of Agriculture, will conduct a Commercial Agricultural Expansion Survey during the summer of 2021. The survey will assess Hawaii agricultural producers’ interest in expanding their commercial production and identify barriers to expansion from...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 6/28/2021

Natural Resource Specialist (Geographic Information Systems Specialist) Department: Department of Agriculture Agency:Natural Resources Conservation Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies – Multiple Locations Salary: $66,662.00 to $103,875.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0401-11/12 Open Period: 2021-06-28 to 2021-07-09 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL),...

Sip and Stroll: Maui Tea Farm’s New Tours

Hawai’i Magazine by Christi Young Just a handful of farms grow the camellia sinensis plants in Hawai‘i, most taking to the cooler temperatures and climate in the mountains of the Big Island and Maui. Maui Tea Farm started with seedlings in 2013 and just recently expanded to a 14-acre farm on the road to...

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  • Agronomic Research Specialist III
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kihei Agronomic Research Specialist III YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The primary responsibilities of this role, Agronomic Research Specialist III,areto: Perform varying nursery operations activities at a multi season site. Organize and... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/24/2022
  • Field Crew Lead
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kunia At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/24/2022
  • Field Crew Lead
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kunia At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/24/2022
  • Fuel Farm Technician $21/hr
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kahului Fuel Farm Technician $21/hr Apply Job ID 3756 Date posted 07/11/2022 Company Name Signature Flight Support LLC Airport Name Kahului Job Type Standard Job Level Full time Job Description Receive/dispatch... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/23/2022
  • Operations Manager - Fuel Farm
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kailua-Kona Operations Manager - Fuel Farm Apply Job ID 3081 Date posted 05/23/2022 Company Name Signature Flight Support LLC Airport Name Kona HFFC Job Type Standard Job Level Full time Job... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/23/2022
  • Fuel Farm Technician $21/hr
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Lihue Fuel Farm Technician $21/hr Apply Job ID 3462 Date posted 06/20/2022 Company Name Signature Flight Support LLC Airport Name Lihue Job Type Standard Job Level Full time Job Description Receive/dispatch... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/23/2022
  • Facilities & Maintenance Lead
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kihei At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/17/2022
  • Seed Technician
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kihei At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/15/2022
  • Farm Laborer - Full time
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Koloa The Farm Laborer is responsible for performing the following tasks: farm/landscape garden planting, garden bed maintenance, mowing, weed-eating, edging, blowing, fertilizing, irrigation repair, pesticide spraying, pruning, planting and other farm... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/15/2022
  • Aquaculture Laborer - Molii Fishpond
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kaneohe Join a company that is involved in many diverse operations in one of the most beautiful places in Hawai'i. Kualoa Ranch Hawai'i has enjoyed a proud past and looks forward... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/15/2022
  • Field Crew Member
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kunia At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/14/2022
  • Production Lead (Supporting Functions)
    Bayer. Hawaii, Haleiwa At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 09/13/2022