Sunday, May 20, 2012

Risk Management School: Kona

Risk Management School 
University of Hawaii at Manoa
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

Managing Ag Risk Through Education

Courtyard at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel 
75-5660 Palani Road
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Thursday, June 7, 2012
9 am -4:30 pm

Registration & trade show set up starts at 8am

Understanding Risk Issues for Ka’u Producers
Understand and mitigate agriculture risk- UHM CTAHR
Prepare for the 4 D’s-UHM CTAHR
High Risk Areas for Ka’u producers
Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) updates from USDA
CBB updates from UHM-CTAHR
Applicability of Crop Insurance to CBB & How to file a claim?
Grower Panel Discussion about crop insurance
Reimbursement Transportation Cost Program for Farms – USDA FSA Hawaii County Ag Programs – County R&D
Marketing, Value Adding and Ag Tourism – Univ. of AZ

Trade show with agricultural chemical companies, agricultural government agencies (HDoA, USDA FSA, NRCS), and various CTAHR extension programs ( Sustainable and Organic Agriculture, Bee program, etc)

Registration and lunch are FREE. RSVP is required by May 31, 2012. A waitlist will be started once our maximum quota is reached. Please call Perci at 887-6183 to reserve your lunch and seat.

*Courtyard at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is the former King Kamehameha Hotel located at the bottom of Palani Road, right next to Kailua Pier.

The Local and Immigrant Farmer Education (LIFE) Program is a grant funded collaborative project between the UH College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (UH-CTAHR), UH CTAHR Risk Management Program and the USDA, Risk Management Agency.

Open to everyone without regard to race, age, sex, color or disability. Educational activities are accessible for individuals with disabilities. For information or to request an auxiliary aid or service (e.g., sign language interpreter, designated parking, or materials in alternate format), contact Didi @ 887-6183 seven days before the training, activity, or event.

For more information, please contact Didi or Perci at (808) 887-6183.

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