Taro Field DayJune 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
41-698 Ahiki Street
The public is invited to attend the University of Hawai‘i College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) Taro Field Day at the Waimānalo Research Station, which will showcase CTAHR’s Taro Germplasm Collection and raise visitors’ awareness of the statewide Taro Security and Purity Task Force. Topics discussed will include the many taro varieties in Hawai‘i and new and innovative techniques for growing taro, including dryland taro culture, organic taro production, phytosanitation, and apple snail infestation prevention. Participants will also be able to tour CTAHR’s organic taro collection and network with fellow farmers and Hawai‘i’s agricultural agencies. Waimānalo community members will also offer kalo-pounding demonstrations.
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Mānoa Campus
Jari Sugano, 622-4185, email@example.com