Tag: agriculture

New genome sequence highlights corn’s adaptability

New genome sequence highlights corn’s adaptability

June 14, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers contributed to the “flexible” corn genome study that led to a fuller understanding of the culturally and economically important crop.

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Hawaiʻi CC hands keys to 50th model home to local family

Hawaiʻi CC hands keys to 50th model home to local family

May 12, 2017  |  Comments
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Students in five Hawaiʻi CC programs built the home, and more than 4,000 students have participated since the Model Home project was established in 1965.

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UH West Oʻahu’s Albie Miles explores vineyard ecology

UH West Oʻahu’s Albie Miles explores vineyard ecology

May 3, 2017  |  Comments
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The article is based on a two-year ecological study of wine grape vineyard in California to inform the development of new strategies for natural pest control.

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Representative Clift Tsuji’s impact on Hawai‘i Island agriculture lives on

Representative Clift Tsuji’s impact on Hawai‘i Island agriculture lives on

April 6, 2017  |  Comments
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Friends, supporters and family raised more than $81,000 to fund endowed scholarships for Hawaiʻi CC and UH Hilo agriculture students.

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Future farmers formed through MAʻO Organic Farms-UH partnership

Future farmers formed through MAʻO Organic Farms-UH partnership

March 15, 2017  |  Comments
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MAʻO provides scholarships and stipends for post-secondary expenses for UH students through its Youth Leadership Training program.

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Powerful pioneering ag-to-culinary partnership pleases palates

Powerful pioneering ag-to-culinary partnership pleases palates

February 24, 2017  |  Comments
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The collaboration of Hawaiʻi CC’s agriculture and culinary students brings locally grown produce from the farm to the plate.

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AgDiscovery introduces teens to wildlife and agribusiness

AgDiscovery introduces teens to wildlife and agribusiness

February 10, 2017  |  Comments
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The summer program gives teen participants a first-hand look at the career paths in agriculture and natural resource management.

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Waikalua Loko fishpond restoration featured in Smithsonian exhibit at Windward CC

Waikalua Loko fishpond restoration featured in Smithsonian exhibit at Windward CC

February 9, 2017  |  Comments
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Explore four inspiring stories of environmental and cultural restoration from the Native Hawaiians and Native American tribes in Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science exhibit.

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Agricultural and food tourism focus of new UH Hilo course

Agricultural and food tourism focus of new UH Hilo course

January 31, 2017  |  Comments
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The course is covering the momentum of foodie movements including farm-to-table and food festivals to examine how they can support the flourishing tourist market.

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Fruits, bees, pigs and more at Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day

Fruits, bees, pigs and more at Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day

January 22, 2017  |  Comments
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The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources showcases the role of agriculture in the environment and community at the Oʻahu Urban Garden Center.

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