Demonstration Projects & Workshops

We are working with others to partner and/or fund projects to improve grazing land conservation and knowledge. We’ll update this page as projects progress.

If you have a project you’d like our partnership on, please complete the Request for Support or Funding form.

Some of the projects we’ve partnered on include:

  • Hawaii Grazing Land Stewardship Manual: A comprehensive manual for livestock graziers in Hawaii. We’re partnering with USDA-NRCS Pacific Islands Area, Kamehameha Schools, Texas A&M and others. Expect the Manual to be on the streets by October 2012!
  • Land EKG–Tracking the Health of your Grazing Lands: Don’t miss this incredible workshop on March 10, 2012 at Palani Ranch!
  • Pasture Walk series continues on March 17, with USDA-NRCS, Jill Mattos (Big Island Beef slaughterhouse in Paauilo), and local graziers. She’ll show us how to yield and quality grade cattle from Triple D Ranch, specializing in grass-fed beef.
  • 2011 Hawaii Sheep & Goat Association Producer Workshop, Kahului, Maui. Featured Dr. An Peischel and Roger Ingram.
  • June 2011 Mob Grazing Workshops on Maui and Big Island, featuring Kirk Gadzia and Greg Judy.
  • Ranching for Profit School featuring Dave Pratt & Allan Crockett, Waimea, Big Island, March 2011.
  • Establishing Silvopastures with Acacia koa, Drs. James Leary & J. B. Friday, Univ of Hawaii
  • Grass Suppression for Koa Regeneration, Dr. James Leary, Univ of Hawaii
  • Hawaii Rainfall and Forage Production Index Project, Dr. Mark Thorne, Univ of Hawaii
  • Protection of the East Maui Watershed and Local Grazing Lands: A GIS & Aerial-based Approach, Tri-Isle RC&D Council, Inc.
  • 2010 Hawaii Sheep & Goat Association Workshop, Jan Dean, HSGA Chair
  • 2008 Stockman’s Fall Field Day, Dr. Mark Thorne, Univ of Hawaii
  • Hawaii Animal Nutrition & Forage Production Profiling Project, Dr. Mark Thorne, Univ of Hawaii, and Joseph May and Arnold Norman, USDA-NRCS
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