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Agroforestry for Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers

Location: UH-Hilo College of Ag Building (CAB) 102, the adjacent UH-Hilo greenhouse, and various agroforestry sites in East Hawai’i

Agroforestry is the intentional integration of trees and shrubs in combination with crops or livestock to create a system that is managed to provide economic, environmental and social benefits to landowners. Register for a series of 5 sessions or just one class to learn how to use agroforestry practices to establish a more resilient farming or ranching system while diversifying production.

Instructor: Zach Mermel of OLA Design Group

Dates: March 14-April 11, 2015, 5 Saturdays, 9am - 4pm (30 hours total)

Contact Luisa F. Castro at 808-974-7664 or visit us online for more information about this training, hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/ccecs/courses.php

Special Restrictions: Cost: $325 bundled rate for all 5 sessions or $75 per class session. Eligible for a subsidy through the Employment & Training Fund.

For more information, contact: luisac@hawaii.edu

Tags: agriculture farming ranching land management forestry

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