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Hawaii coalition scores ‘climate-smart’ ag grant

  • COURTESY HALEAKALA RANCH
                                A newly awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grant promises to spread millions of dollars to Hawaii farmers, ranchers and foresters to help them implement climate-smart practices.

    COURTESY HALEAKALA RANCH

    A newly awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grant promises to spread millions of dollars to Hawaii farmers, ranchers and foresters to help them implement climate-smart practices.

  • COURTESY HALEAKALA RANCH 
                                A newly awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grant promises to spread millions of dollars to Hawaii farmers, ranchers and foresters to help them implement climate-smart practices. Here, employees at Haleakala Ranch plant trees to help upgrade pasture land.

    COURTESY HALEAKALA RANCH

    A newly awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grant promises to spread millions of dollars to Hawaii farmers, ranchers and foresters to help them implement climate-smart practices. Here, employees at Haleakala Ranch plant trees to help upgrade pasture land.

  • <strong>“I never imagined that a billion dollars would become available for this. We decided to go big and not focus on one commodity like a lot of other proposals.”</strong>
                                <strong>Susan Crow</strong>
                                <em>Researcher, UH Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources</em>

    “I never imagined that a billion dollars would become available for this. We decided to go big and not focus on one commodity like a lot of other proposals.”

    Susan Crow

    Researcher, UH Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

  • COURTESY HALEAKALA RANCH 
                                A newly awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grant promises to spread millions of dollars to Hawaii farmers, ranchers and foresters to help them implement climate-smart practices. Here, employees at Haleakala Ranch plant trees to help upgrade pasture land.

    COURTESY HALEAKALA RANCH

    A newly awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grant promises to spread millions of dollars to Hawaii farmers, ranchers and foresters to help them implement climate-smart practices. Here, employees at Haleakala Ranch plant trees to help upgrade pasture land.

Acoalition of Hawaii community groups and government entities has scored a federal grant that will bring to the islands up to $40 million to help farmers, ranchers and foresters implement “climate-smart” agricultural practices. Read more

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