Monday, January 9, 2012

Risk Mangement School: Oahu

Mitigating Agricultural Risk Through Education
Hawaii Okinawan Center, Legacy Ballroom
94-587 Ukee Street
Waipahu, Hawaii 96797
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
9 am -4:30 pm
Registration & trade show set up starts at 8am
Understanding Risk Issues for Oahu Produce
Understand and mitigate agriculture risk- UH CTAHR
Prepare for the 5 D’s-UH CTAHR
High Risk Areas for Oahu’s producers
Availability of agricultural lands- HDOA
Update on Good Agricultural Practices and Regulations-UH CTAHR
Employees? Worker Protection Standards Issues -HDOA
Liability requirements as vendors at Farmer’s Markets-HFB
Medical programs offered through the Hawaii Farm Bureau-HFB
Agricultural Theft and Vandalism-C/C Prosecuting Attorney
Alternatives to high cost of fertilizers, crop inputs, etc-UH CTAHR
Disaster preparedness-USDA FSA and Civil Defense (tentative)
Conservation plans to minimize environmental risk- Oahu RC&D
Rising cost of water-C/C Board of Water Supply

Trade show with agricultural chemical companies, heath care/ insurance carriers, crop insurance agents, agricultural government agencies (FSA/NRCS), and various CTAHR extension programs (Aquaponics & Hydroponics, Ag Incubator, Sustainable and Organic Agriculture, Bee program, etc)
Registration is FREE. RSVP is required by January 23, 2012. Please call Lynn at 622-4185 to reserve your seat. Lunch will be provided by UH CTAHR.

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