July 26, 2017
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CBB Survey 2016 compared to 2015

FROM: H.C. “Skip” Bittenbender, Ph.D., Extension Specialist for Coffee, Kava and Cacao, Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences CTAHR- College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources ,University of Hawaii at Manoa “This year the survey was sent out by Gwen Hicks (HDOA) as part of the HDOA’s Beauvaria bassiana subsidy project. We- Andrea Kawabata, Stuart Nakamoto, Rob Curtiss, Gwen Hicks and I- reviewed ... Read More »

KCFA Comments and Suggestions on UH-CTAHR’s 2016 CBB Recommendations

KCFA Comments and Suggestions on UH-CTAHR’s 2016 CBB Recommendations From Mike McMullen: Page 1. The first page of the document should be written as an executive summary.  It should have an introductory paragraph and then include the specific recommendations to farmers.  Page 1 should be able to stand alone and be detached and distributed.  Department chairs, deans, USDA administrators, legislators, ... Read More »

Little Fire Ant Awareness Forum-October 27 from 6-8pm

The Governor’s Office in West Hawai‘i Presents: Little Fire Ant Awareness Forum Thursday, October 27, 2016,  6-8 p.m. (Doors Open @ 5:30 p.m.) Hawai‘i Community College, Palamanui Campus 73-4225 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Room 127 With presenters from: Hawai‘i Ant Lab State of Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture Big Island Invasive Species Committee County of Hawai‘i  Department of Research and Development Little ... Read More »

and more… to UPDATE the HDOA CBB Subsidy Program

Apologies for the many updates, but we are keeping you up with the latest. and More Clarification… (there is actually a year to file) but there are two days to make purchases that are eligible for 75% reimbursement.  The reimbursement goes to 50% for purchases made after 6/30/2016.   Please note:  The links in the previous email (reprinted entirely below and sent to you on ... Read More »

almost 6 years ago, in September 2010

From KCFA’s Pest and Disease Committee Have you ever brought in green coffee from outside the Big Island?  Did you know there are strict rules on the importation of green coffee? Recently, a shipping box from a mainland green coffee retailer was spotted at the post office.  Could this put us all at risk, again? To prevent the spread of ... Read More »