There is a need for growers in Hawaii to be aware of new regulations regarding their farm operations and to gain a better understanding of liability issues they face. There are also a number of new opportunities for growers to help increase their profitability and manage risk.
The free 30-minute sessions held at CTAHR Extension Offices via Polycom will run from 6:00 to 8:00pm and will give you basic understanding of the programs and how and where to obtain more detailed information.
February 24, 2009
FOOD SAFETY RISKS Elizabeth
Haws Connally (AHF&I)
Understanding your liability when selling fresh produce, value added products and on-farm visits.
Country of Origin labeling laws and Hawaii Seal of Quality requirements.
ZONES PROGRAM Michelle
Tax credits for farmers and new changes incl. natural disaster exemption
March 9, 2009
PROGRAM Steven Chiang, (CTAHR)
The AIP's unique service provides one-on-one business consulting to agribusinesses throughout Hawaii. Learn about this program and how it has helped agribusinesses greatly increase profits.
O'Connell (USDA-Rural Devel.)
The contract between an agricultural cooperative and its members
MARKET OPPORTUNITIES WITH Elizabeth Haws Connally (AHF&I)
Oahu: Wayne Nishijima, 956-8397, firstname.lastname@example.org
212 Gilmore Hall, 3050 Maile Way, UHM Campus
Kauai: Roy Yamakawa, 274-3471
Room 210 State Office Bldg, 3060 Eiwa Street, Lihue
Maui: Harold Keyser, 244-3242,
Kahului Extension Office (Bldg 214), MCC Campus
Kona: Susan Miyasaka/Russell Nagata, 981-5199
Kona Extension Office, 79-7381 Hawaii Belt Road, Kainaliu
Hilo: Susan Miyasaka/Russell Nagata, 981-5199
Waiakea Research Station, 920 Stainback Highway, Hilo
Hawaii Agritourism Association
Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers
University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing