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Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017
Ethan Doctor points out the size of an ulu tree trunk Thursday on his 215-acre Kalapana ranch. HOLLYN JOHNSON/Hawaii Tribune-Herald

The upside of ulu: Big Island breadfruit growers working to maximize full potential of...

By IVY ASHE Hawaii Tribune-Herald Hawaii (westhawaiitoday.com, February 20, 2017) KALAPANA — It was hot with the faintest hint of breeze as Ethan Doctor drove...
Panoa Papalii Tavita Moala (FFI Vice President) briefs Minister Loau Keneti Sio.

Samoa Federated Farmers Inc meet with Minister of Education

The Vice President and the Secretary of the Federated Farmers Incorporated (FFI) paid a courtesy call today, 6th February 2017, to the Honourable Loau...
Louise Main and niece demonstrating the leafy greens stirfry.

Gardening for nutrition and health requires the combination of growing, cooking and eating

The Informal Gardeners Group (IGG) has been exposing and advocating with her members about smart gardening especially using easy to grow nutritious tropical crops. To...
Fiu Sailo Pao the Senior Crops Advisory Officer

Root crops training for MAF crop staff

The Crops Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) at Nuu had a special training on Aroids and root crops breeding. The...

How to Make a Keyhole Garden

I have advocated, mentored and trained others on the preparation for the production of nutritious veggies, herbs, spices, food crops and ornamentals using Keyhole...

How to safeguard your gardens in Samoa’s rainy season.

Samoa is currently experiencing heavy rains causing flooding in parts like in urban Apia. No doubt our farmers and gardeners are very concerned especially...
Photo source: Mafaufauga

Christmas gardens for Mapuifagalele

While most were out doing last minute Christmas shopping or partying, some 15 members, friends and aiga of the Informal Gardeners Group {IGG) were...

Nukunonu Center welcomes AgriTourism Workshop

Participants at the AgriTourism Policy Setting Workshop this week, enjoyed a special garden treat with a visit to the Nukunonu Center at Moamoa. Owned...

Vegetable Gardens for the Carmelite Sisters

Five weeks ago, Mikaele Maiava and I responded to a request from the Carmelite nuns at Vailima to help implement a vegetable garden for...

LEARNING THE FUN WAY FROM THE “DOERS”

You want to know about agriculture and gardening so you can improve your knowledge, technical skills, or to improve your home garden or your...