MARCH 10, 2012 — 8:30am-5pm
LAND EKG WORKSHOP: TRACKING THE HEALTH OF YOUR GRAZING LANDS. One day field workshop at Palani Ranch on the Big Island. Featuring Charley Orchard, 4th-generation Wyoming rancher and Founder of Land EKG, Inc. Registration required, and there is a minimal cost to attend. Don’t miss this GREAT opportunity! Click here for more information and the flier.
MARCH 17, 2012 — 9am-11:30am
PASTURE WALK: HANDS-ON BEEF QUALITY & YIELD GRADING. Jill Mattos from Big Island Beef slaughterhouse in Paauilo will show us how to quality and yield grade six grass-fed cattle from Triple D Ranch. You’ll get hands-on experience with carcass grading. Jill will share with us what local markets are looking for in quality grass-fed beef. We’ll also cover important humane handling methods. It’s free, no registration required, but click here for important information you’ll need.
NOVEMBER 18 & 19TH, 2011
HAWAII CATTLEMEN’S COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING, CONVENTION & PANIOLO HALL OF FAME. Location is the Hapuna Prince Beach Resort on Big Island.
Registration forms can be found on the HCC website.
NOVEMBER 1, 2011 — 6-8pm
SMALL SCALE DAIRY GOATS, an educational class that’s part of the series called “Practical Agriculture For Hamakua”. Dr. Kim Kozuma DVM is hosting this evening class from 6-8pm at the North Hawaii Education and Research Center in Honokaa. Cost is $10 per class; the Senior & Student rate is $5.00 per class.
To register, contact Donna Mitts firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-936-2117. Sponsored by Hilo-Hāmākua Community Development Corporation & Hawaii County Department of Research & Development.
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OCTOBER 8, 2011 — 9am to noon
PASTURE WALK at Triple D Ranch in Honokaa. Antone and Duane DeLuz will walk us through their grass-finished beef operation, from the grass to the table. Don’t miss this! Click here for more information.
SEPTEMBER 23-24, 2011
HAWAII SHEEP AND GOAT ASSOCIATION ANNUAL PRODUCER WORKSHOP. Location is Kahului, Maui. Registration information can be found on the HSGA website. For a summary of the workshop success, click here.