ASCC-ACNR Hosts Farm Safety Day
Over 200 of American Samoa’s youngsters and more than 30 parents participated in the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day presented recently by the Agriculture, Community and Natural Resources (ACNR) division of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC). From morning till early afternoon the ACNR staff and its community partners shared safety information in a number of areas, with the goal of making farm, ranch and rural life safer and healthier for children and their communities.
UH Agriculture Extension Agent Gives ASCC-ACNR Workshop
Mr. Jensen Uyeda, an Agriculture Extension Agent specializing in Edible Crops at the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources led a series of workshops in mid-June at the Agriculture, Community and Natural Resources (ACNR) division of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC). ASCC-ACNR invited Uyeda to American Samoa to conduct a Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (WSARE) Professional Development Program Workshop. Funded by WSARE, the workshop attracted an audience of agricultural professionals, nonprofit organizations involved in agriculture, and farmers.
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