• 5/1/18 - Blog, Newsroom

    Support Farming via Evidence-Based Policies, Rules

    Star Advertiser: Editorial May 1, 2018 By: Randy Cabral (Hawaii Farm Bureau President)   Hawaii’s farmers have one of the riskiest and most difficult professions, but also one of the

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  • 4/10/18 - Blog, Newsroom

    2018 Maui Ag Festival

    On April 7, 2018, the Annual Maui Ag Fest was held at the Maui Tropical Plantation. Despite the rainy conditions, the festival went on! The morning started with the Legacy

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  • 1/5/18 - Blog, Newsroom

    HFB’s Executive Director on Hawaii Public Radio

    “Today on Bytemarks Café, the guys will learn about Hawaii’s agriculture industry, the challenges it faces and how farmers can stay competitive in the 21st century. Burt and Ryan will

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  • 12/24/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Drought-stricken Maui Farmers Eligible for Federal Loans

    The United States Department of Agriculture has designated Maui County as a Primary Disaster Area because of the drought that’s plagued the Valley Isle and neighboring islands for years. The

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  • 6/16/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Report details impact of wage hikes on agriculture

    Minimum wage increases and other changing labor regulations will have a dramatic impact on fruit, vegetable and other labor-intensive agricultural production in the U.S. over the next decade, according to

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  • 5/24/17 - Newsroom

    HFB Legislative Report

    Some 60 percent of the Hawaii Farm Bureau’s initiatives, including our top four priorities, met with success in the 2017 legislative session. They include:  A $450,000 allocation to fund the

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  • 5/23/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Rat Lung Worm Flyer

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  • 5/3/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Tips for dealing with rat lungworm

    Photo caption: Semi-slugs, shown on left, are effective carriers of rat lungworm disease, as are the much larger Cuban slugs. Courtesy of Hawaii Department of Health. Rat lunworm disease —

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  • 4/24/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Local greens safe to eat, state says

    By Andrew Gomes Don’t stop eating your (local) veggies. That’s the message from the state Department of Health after reports of local farm revenue declines and some retailers opting to

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