28th Annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference
HAWAII— The 28th Annual Hawaii International Tropical Fruit Conference is September 20-23 at Leeward Community College in Pearl City on Oahu and continues with five gatherings on the neighbor islands. Dates run consecutively September 25-29 with mini-conferences on Kauai, Molokai, Maui and in both Kona and Hilo.
Geared to farmers, educators, orchard managers and proponents of sustainable agriculture, the multi-day conference is presented by the statewide Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers (HTFG) and open to the public.
The 2018 conference is titled “Bringing It All Together” and offers a lineup of visiting researchers and agro experts sharing information and breakout sessions on a variety of topics. Also planned is an Oahu Fruit Festival September 24.
Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers
Marking its 29th year, HTFG was incorporated in 1989 to promote tropical fruit grown in Hawaii. It is a statewide association of tropical fruit growers, packers, distributors and hobbyists dedicated to tropical fruit research, education, marketing and promotion; www.HTFG.org.