A sample of a rust fungus collected at a residence in Hilo has been tentatively identified by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service in Hilo as coffee leaf rust (CLR). Read full article: https://www.westhawaiitoday.com/2020/10/30/hawaii-news/coffee-leaf-rust-hits-hawaii-island/
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Beauveria Subsidy Save your receipts! The Hawaii Department of Agriculture CBB Subsidy Program will reimburse a percentage of the cost for Botanigard and Mycotrol products, once the application process is completed. The program is in effect through 6/30/2020. Farm TMK and other relevant information is required. Costs are reimbursed up to $600 per acre per year, and…
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FARMERS! PBARC (Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center) has released a study on CBB in coffee raisins that is timely for our harvests, and confirms suspicions that raisins on the ground are a significant contributor in season-to-season infestation percentages. The study highlights the importance of good harvest sanitation in reducing next year’s CBB…