WHEN: Saturday, February 11, 2017
WHERE: Bob Nelson’s Farm (turn makai at the Kona Joe’s sign in Kainaliu. Drive down and park in big empty lot on right. Farm is just across.)
WHY: Proper Pruning Techniques,Soil Sampling etc.
KCFA will be hosting the annual pruning workshop on Saturday 2/11. Kona
farmers Bob Nelson and Bob Smith will be presenting on both Kona Style
and Beaumont-Fukunaga methods. In addition, CBB expert Luis Aristizabal
will briefly discuss pruning techniques and agronomic practices for
beetle reduction. Andrea Kawabata from CTAHR will cover soil sampling
for tree health. As always, there will be a lot of information for both
new farmers and experienced hands as well.
Registration opens at 8:30 and the class is at 9am at Lehu’ula farm,
79-7350 Mamalahoa Hwy in Kainaliu. All are welcome. Free to KCFA
members, $10 to non-members (which can be applied to the $25 dues).
Bring a chair if you experience discomfort in standing.