Newly Published Journal Article
Maintaining the Many Societal Benefits of Rangelands: The Case of Hawaiʻi
This paper is authored by subject matter experts on culture, soil health, diversity, carbon sequestration, water, fire, and invasive species and outlines the benefits of well-managed rangelands. Ranchers play an important role in stewarding the land and ensuring that these ecosystem services benefit the community.
Hawaii Grass-fed Beef Quality Standards
A profile of local beef and framework for grading pasture-raised, grass-fed beef
The purpose of this project, funded by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture, is to determine an initial framework for the quality standards to protect the integrity of Hawaii pasture-raised, grass-fed beef industry. The series of surveys is an initial audit and assessment of needs and is a critical first step in determining the basis for a grass-fed beef grading program.
Keeping up to date with the latest research is necessary to guide Hawaii's cattle industry
Meat Quality and Tenderness
Pasture/Grazing Management and Grass-finish Production Zones