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  • 2/1/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    HFB at the State Capitol

    The Hawaii Farm Bureau is working with legislators this session to introduce and pass more than a dozen bills to support agriculture. Each county Farm Bureau identified the requests as

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  • 1/24/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Legislature considers new pesticide laws

    At least 17 bills involving farmers’ use of pesticides are being considered during this year’s Hawaii legislative session. They include mandatory public disclosure of pesticide use on crops, a total

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  • 1/17/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    New video on Hawaii Ag

    Oahu papaya farmer Ken Kamiya and his daughter Joni are highlighted in this new documentary, which focuses on the role of the GMO papaya in saving the commercial industry in

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  • 11/29/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    Food, or food fight?

    By Randy Cabral President, Hawaii Farm Bureau The Hawaii Farm Bureau was reassured when the 9th Circuit Court ruled on Nov. 18 that it’s the kuleana of the state and

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  • 11/23/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    Hilo County Farm Bureau: Educational Workshop and Field Trip

    EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP (FREE) Various Topics on Sustainable Agriculture Location: Komohana Extension Service, Room D-202 December 1, 5:00-7:30 pm Chili Dinner Provided SPEAKERS 5:00 pm Randy Cabral, President of Hawaii Farm

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  • 11/10/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    More Highlights of the HFB convention

    State water use permits Kauai Farmer Jerry Ornellas was appointed to lead an ad hoc committee to review the DLNR requirements to convert farmers’ revocable water permits to longterm leases.

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  • 11/9/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    2016-2017 New Farm Bureau Officers

    Randy Cabral Re-Elected President of Hawaii Farm Bureau HONOLULU – The Hawaii Farm Bureau announced the election of officers to its board of directors during their 69th Annual Meeting, which

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  • 11/9/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    Highlights of the 2016 HFB convention Part 1

    So much camaraderie, so many thoughtful insights…. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell: “Since little kid days, I’ve been a strong proponent of farming and ranching. That’s why I get so upset

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  • 11/1/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    AFB President Zippy Duvall on farming as a brotherhood

    As a third-generation Georgia dairy farmer — an occupation he likened to “riding a freight train” — and president of the American Farm Bureau, Zippy Duvall is intimately familiar with

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