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Free Orchard Growers Field Day April 27 in Kona

The USDA and the University of Hawaii invite all interested farmers to a special free Risk Management Road Show Orchard Growers Field Day on Saturday, April 27, at the UH-Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Kona Research Station.

Registration starts at 8:15 a.m., with the program running from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at 79-7381 Mamalahoa Highway in Kealakekua. Please call 322-4892 to RSVP, or send an email to

Are you looking to diversify and reduce your farming risks? Learn about Korean Natural Farming, fruit flies and the banana moth, a pest of coffee, fruit and ornamental trees.

There will also be a trade show of agricultural chemical companies, government agencies, nonprofit agencies and various CTAHR Extension programs.

For information or to request an auxiliary aid or service (e.g., sign language interpreter, designated parking, or materials in alternate format), contact or, or call 322-4892 at least seven days before the activity.

This workshop is sponsored by the USDA Risk Management Agency and the Local & Immigrant Farmer Education and Risk Management-Hawaii programs at the UH-Manoa ag college.


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