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Study Shows Need for More Sustainable Ag Research Funding

At Montana's Vilicus Farms, 24 different crops are rotated with pollinator-friendly border plantings A new study published in the journal Environmental Science & Policy highlights the need for increased funding for ecological agriculture research to learn more about this important practice and its crucial role in addressing the world food crisis and mitigating [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:50+00:00 December 29th, 2015|0 Comments

KCC Cleans Puhi Plantation Camp Cemetery

Volunteers cleared away debris at Puhi Plantation Camp Cemetery. Kaua‘i Community College faculty and staff joined hands to clean the Puhi Plantation Camp Cemetery on KCC grounds earlier this week, as part of the University of Hawai‘i Community College System’s 50th Anniversary. About 50 faculty, staff and community volunteers cleared debris and trash, [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:06+00:00 August 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Lawa‘i Mushroom Farm Keeps Expanding

By Caroline Farley Keith Silva at his Lawa‘i Mushroom Farm After more than two decades of a close relationship with gourmet mushrooms, a Lawa‘i resident and former restaurant chef turned a unique hobby into a business that just keeps mushrooming. “I realized I needed to fulfill my passion and make a living out [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:07+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|0 Comments