• 9/25/15 - Newsroom

    USDA to Expand Group Food Safety Certification for Small Growers

    By News Desk | September 25, 2015 Farmers who want to sell their produce in certain markets, such as big-box stores, have to get certain food safety certifications, but not

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  • 9/18/15 - Newsroom

    APHIS Establishes an Amended Host List for the Oriental Fruit Fly (Bactrocera dorsalis)

      To: State and Territory Agricultural Regulatory Officials Effective immediately, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has developed an updated fruit fly host list for the Oriental fruit

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  • 8/16/15 - Newsroom

    Rare Housing Opportunity

    Don’t miss this Rare Housing Opportunity exclusively for Agricultural Workers. Get on the waiting list for the newly constructed/renovated single family homes rented exclusively to agricultural workers.  To be eligible,

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  • 8/16/15 - Newsroom

    Important Information from the U.S. Department of Labor

    The U.S. Department of Labor has been visiting nurseries and farms across the state and, unfortunately, finding some violations that people didn’t know about.  Click here to access a presentation from Mr.

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  • 7/10/15 - Newsroom

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Helps Draw Congressional Attention to Domestic Coffee Production

    House Appropriations Committee Highlights Domestic Coffee Industry in Annual Agriculture Budget Bill  Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) announced that the House Agriculture Appropriations Committee Fiscal Year 2016 bill includes

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  • 7/9/15 - Blog, Newsroom

    Meetings in Washington DC next week

    I’ll be in Washington DC next week for AFBF Council of Presidents meetings. I’ve scheduled several meeting with our Congressional delegation while I’m there. The Government Affairs Committee collaborated with

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  • 7/4/15 - Newsroom

    HAWAII FARM BUREAU LAUNCHES ‘HAWAII FARM & FOOD’ MAGAZINE

    HONOLULU, HAWAII—The Hawai‘i Farm Bureau Federation (HFBF) announces the launch of a new four-color, glossy magazine, Hawai‘i Farm & Food. The print and online publication is a media partnership between

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  • 11/9/14 - Blog, Newsroom

    Give It Fresh Today program to help the homeless

    (Originally posted on June 25 2010) The spirit of giving continues as the G.I.F.T. Program (Give It Fresh Today) collects food donations to support services provided by the Institute of

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  • 11/9/14 - Blog, Newsroom

    Hawaii Food Bank’s Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

    (Originally posted on June 1 2011) The Hawaii Farm Bureau is happy to announce that our Oahu farmers markets are participating in a Hawaii Foodbank’s Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

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