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USDA reopens application period for producers recovering from disasters

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybees, farm-raised fish and other losses due to natural disasters. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is reopening the application period for two disaster assistance programs in response to statutory changes made by Congress […]

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Drought conditions persist in leeward Kohala and Ka‘u areas

Although Hawaii’s drought depiction was largely unchanged, there was some further deterioration (mainly, expansion of severe drought, or extreme drought) on the lower leeward slopes of the Kohala Mountains on the Big Island due to declining pasture conditions.

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USDA designates Hawaii County as a primary natural disaster area

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Hawaii County in Hawaii as a primary natural disaster area due damages and losses caused by wind, rain and flooding that occurred August 7-9, 2014. “Our hearts go out to those Hawaii farmers and ranchers affected by recent natural disasters,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

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Livestock producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program by October 1

Producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses are encouraged to act to secure assistance by September 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date. Livestock producers that have experienced grazing losses since October 2011 and may be eligible for benefits but have not yet […]

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Paniolo Cattle Company formed by Parker Ranch, Ulupono Initiative

Dutch Kuyper: ‘This joint venture is about trying to level the cost of beef, creating an at-home thriving cattle industry that is energy-efficient and protects us against volatility in fuel and feed costs’

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Hawaii Horse Expo August 10 and 11

MEDIA RELEASE The 6th annual Hawaii Island Humane Society Hawaii Horse Expo will be held August 10 and 11 at the Paniolo Heritage Center at Pukalani Stables in Waimea. Proceeds from the annual event benefit the HIHS Horse Rescue Fund and the Paniolo Preservation Society. A dozen experts from Hawaii and across the U.S. mainland […]

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Beginning farmer training program seeks students for second cohort

MEDIA RELEASE Ku I Ka Mana, a Beginning Farmer-Rancher Training Program administered by The Kohala Center, is accepting applications from prospective students for its second cohort. Applications may be downloaded at www.kohalacenter.org/farmertra…. No previous farming experience is required. The eighteen-week course is conducted in Honokaa and begins on Friday, August 2, 2013. Class sessions take place Friday evenings at the North Hawaii […]

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Parker Ranch honors Alex Akau at July 4th Rodeo

MEDIA RELEASE Parker Ranch will celebrate their 51st Annual July 4th Rodeo and Horse Races on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at the Parker Ranch Rodeo Arena in Waimea. In keeping with its tradition, Parker Ranch is honoring someone who embodies the core mission of the Trust with continuing contributions to our island community. We are […]

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Hawaii Beef Producers, Parker Ranch to develop large-scale trials

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Beef Producers has joined Parker Ranch and Ulupono Initiative in an agreement to jointly fund pre-commercial trials for irrigated finish pasture beef production on the Big Island. The irrigated trials will be run on 70 acres of pasture next to the Hawaii Beef Producers processing facility on the Hamakua Coast and involve […]

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Big Island police are investigating the theft of livestock over the weekend in Honokaʻa.

Sometime between July 13 and 14 someone entered a livestock paddock in the Kapulena area and butchered a calf valued at more than $400. The property had been set aside by the county for lease to farmers and ranchers.

Police investigating butchering of calf in Honokaa over the weekend

Big Island police are investigating the theft of livestock over the weekend in Honokaʻa. Sometime between July 13 and 14 someone entered a livestock paddock in the Kapulena area and butchered a calf valued at more than $400. The property had been set aside by the county for lease to farmers and ranchers.

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Parker Ranch, Ulupono develop grass-fed beef trials

Parker Ranch, Ulupono develop grass-fed beef trials

MEDIA RELEASE Parker Ranch and Ulupono Initiative have entered into an agreement to jointly fund research trials to study the merits of large-scale grass-fed beef production on the Big Island. The trials will follow 200 head of cattle on a test area of 300 acres from September 2012 through May 2013. “We are very focused […]

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16th Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range

16th Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range

Mobile version of slideshow here Photography by Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The Taste sure was tasty. Dozens of the state’s top chefs gathered Friday evening at the Hilton Waikoloa Village to show off their skills and they delivered. Chefs were given a particular cut of beef and set […]

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The County of Hawai`i is inviting farmers, ranchers and other interested applicants to bid on long-term leases for 718 acres of county-owned lands at Pa`auilo.

The 16 parcels of land range from less than 13 acres to nearly 110 acres, and are available for 10-year leases. The minimum rental price will be $11.63 per acre per year, which is based on an outside market appraisal of the land.

County offering long-term leases for 718 acres in Paauilo

The County of Hawai`i is inviting farmers, ranchers and other interested applicants to bid on long-term leases for 718 acres of county-owned lands at Pa`auilo. The 16 parcels of land range from less than 13 acres to nearly 110 acres, and are available for 10-year leases. The minimum rental price will be $11.63 per acre […]

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The event is a food resilience project featuring a chili cooking challenge and a “Best Salad Dressing Contest.” Video of the event with the winners of the chili cook-off.

‘Ka Ulu Ana: Securing Our Future’ event in Kohala

The event is a food resilience project featuring a chili cooking challenge and a “Best Salad Dressing Contest.” Video of the event with the winners of the chili cook-off.

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