Advocacy

Advocacy

Our Priorities

The Hawai‘i Farm Bureau, serving as Hawai‘i’s voice of agriculture protects, advocates, and advances the social, economic and educational interest of our diverse agricultural community.

  • Urging the Department of Land and Natural Resources to transfer agriculture lands to the Department of Agriculture for appropriate management.
  • Allow more significant potential for investment in agricultural enterprises on the Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s non-agricultural park lands.
  • Funding for three College of Tropical Agriculture Human Resources positions: Ornamental and Landscape Entomologist, Plant Pathologist, and Pesticide Specialist.
  • Establish an agricultural enterprise program within the Hawaii Department of Agriculture
  • Funding to control feral pigs.
  • Funding for the College of Tropical Agriculture Human Resources to study the prevalence and causes of the outbreak of the red ginger disease on Oahu.
  • A pilot program for the import of small foreign equipment.
  • Funding for an agricultural appraiser within the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.
Advocacy

Our Priorities

The Hawai‘i Farm Bureau, serving as Hawai‘i’s voice of agriculture protects, advocates, and advances the social, economic and educational interest of our diverse agricultural community.

  1. CIP request for statewide water resource development and infrastructure
  2. Request funding for statewide agriculture disasters
  3. Request funding for the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts
  4. Revive/reinstitute Hawaii’s Aquaculture Development Program
  5. Request funding to control feral pigs
  6. CIP request for the HDOA Facility – Honalo Processing and Marshalling Facility and equipment purchase
  7. Request funding for emerging reg ginger research
  8. Pilot program for the import of small equipment without engines to be retrofitted to meet EPA standard regulations

Stay tuned for more updates…

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