Livestock Wala'au

Livestock Wala'au

Welcome to the Livestock Wala’au podcast. Brought to you by University of Hawaii CTAHR and the Livestock Extension Group. The goal of this podcast is to provide educational support, information, guidance and outreach to livestock stakeholders in Hawaii.

Episodes

February 16, 2024 41 mins

Aloha and mahalo for tuning in! In this episode, we have a conversation with Ruth Woiwode, an Assistant Professor for Animal Behavior and Well-Being at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. We will be discussing low-stress animal handling, its relevance to livestock, and its significant economic impacts. Tune in to learn more about this topic!

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Aloha and thank you for tuning in to the Livestock Wala'au Season 3! In this MINI episode, we will share some upcoming seminars and job opportunities.

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HI:
-Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation-Ag Day at the Capitol - February 8th from 11am-1pm
- Cattlemen at the Capitol FEbruary 29th
- Hawaii Range Camp will t...

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Aloha and mahalo for tuning in! In this episode, we "talk story" with our co-host, Shannon Sand about Break-Even Analysis. Shannon will be discussing what a break-even analysis is, how you can apply it to your operation, and also share some resources that can help you get started! Tune in to learn more! 


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Aloha & Happy New Year!  In this MINI episode, we will be sharing about some upcoming seminars, funding programs and job opportunities. 

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- Research Support Staff: CLICK HERE
- Climate Smart Specialist: CLICK HERE

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NE and the West:
- December Series, Live throughout Nebraska  & free to participate in: "So you’ve inherited a farm, now wha...

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Aloha and mahalo for tuning in! In this episode, we "talk story" with John Hewlett, an Extension Educator at the University of Wyoming (UW). John is with the UW Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics and has a wide range of experience related to Risk Management in agriculture. Tune in to learn more about these programs! 

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December 1, 2023 9 mins

Aloha and thank you for tuning in to the Livestock Wala'au Season 3! In this MINI episode, we will be sharing about some upcoming seminars and job opportunities.

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Job Opportunities:

- Research Support Staff: CLICK HERE

Webinar/Workshop/Seminar Links:

NE and the West:
- Dec. 8-9: Grand Island Returning to the farm workshop for families: Click Here

- Dec. 5th & 12th: Tax Strategies for Midwestern...

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Aloha and mahalo for tuning in! In this episode, we talk story with Dr. Travis Idol about a Seedless Leucaena hybrids for sustainable silvopasture
systems project that he is leading. He is an Associate Professor of Tropical Forestry and Agroforestry Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. 

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November 1, 2023 31 mins

Aloha and thank you for tuning in to the Livestock Wala'au Season 3! In this MINI episode, we will be talking with Kristin Kiriu, John Boyes, and Jennifer Balderas about some of the programs offered by the FSA

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Aloha and mahalo for tuning in! In this episode, we talk story with Dirk Charlson who is an Extension educator in the area of Digital Agriculture and Yiji Xiong who is a Precision Livestock Extension Specialist! Both are from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and have expertise in different areas of agriculture and technology!

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October 1, 2023 8 mins

Aloha! In this mini-episode, we share some updates and events going on in October, as well as our upcoming guest Dirk Charlson, in our next episode! Check out the links below!

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Hawaiʻi Beef Consumer Survey

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Aloha and mahalo for tuning in! In this episode, we talk story with University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Educator, Randy Saner.  He talks about many different aspects of small ruminant herd health!

Resources mentioned: UNL Goat Production Basics 

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Aloha! In this mini-episode, we share some events going on in September, as well as our upcoming guest, Randy Saner, in our next episode! We also discuss ways you can donate to Agriculture relief on Maui. Check out the links below!

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Hawaiʻi Beef Consumer Survey

  • To better understand consumers' behavior when purchasing local beef, our team has created a short survey. You ...
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Aloha! In this episode, our very own Melelani Oshiro gives insight into some things to consider when working with small-scale livestock productions!

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Aloha! In this mini-episode, we share some new CTAHR updates, reminders, and events going on in August! Check out the links below!

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Hawaiʻi Beef Consumer Survey

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Aloha! In this episode, we talk story with our very own Melelani Oshiro about the importance of good livestock production practices and tools you can use to monitor your pasture production and health!

If you have any questions, you can email Melelani Oshiro at mabran@hawaii.edu

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Aloha! In this mini-episode, we share some great funding and job opportunities! Check out the links below!

Hawaiʻi Beef Consumer Survey

  • To better understand consumers' behavior when purchasing local beef, our team has created a short survey. You can access the survey by going to https://go.hawaii.edu/Xyk. All collected information is confidential and anonymous. 
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Aloha! In this episode, we talk story with Shannon Wilson, a PhD candidate in Entomology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, working on a Two-lined Spittlebug project on the Big Island to evaluate forage susceptibility to TLSB impacts! Tune in to learn more up-to-date information!

Download the TLSB App from the app store!

For more information on the TLSB, contact Mark Thorne thronem@hawaii.edu or  Melelani Oshi...

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Aloha! In this mini-episode, we share some great funding opportunities with the Local Meat Capacity Grant Program and the Hawaiʻi Department of Agriculture Micro-Grant for Food Security Program! We also talk about some BQA opportunities and a few details about our upcoming guest speaker, Shannon Wilson and her Two-lined Spittlebug Forage Trials!

Hawaiʻi Beef Consumer Survey

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Aloha and thank you for tuning in for another episode of Livestock Walaʻau! In this episode, we will be talking with Dr. David Ripplinger, bioengineer and bioproducts economics extension specialist, from North Dakota State University!
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May 1, 2023 12 mins

Aloha! In this mini-episode, we share some upcoming FSA Webinars this month! Listen in to hear about some opportunities to attend our CTAHR Small Ruminant Workshop on Kauai! Also, participate in our Beef Consumer survey!

Don't forget to provide your feedback about our podcast!

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