August 20, 2019
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Coffee Berry Borer

from PBARC-Significant Contributor to CBB Infestation

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 load. Click this link for ... Read More »

Friday, May 3, 2019 Selecting Shoots Workshop

Choose  New Growth for Future Productive Yields WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2019 -Starts promptly at 9 am Come early to sign in! WHERE: Bob Nelson’s Lehuula Farms- (79-7350 Mamalahoa Hwy) Makai of the Kona Joe sign, drive down and parking is available on the right. WHY: How to Choose the Correct new Shoots to insure a healthy and bountiful future crop. There is a ... Read More »

Coffee Berry Borer Conference 2018

Coffee Berry Borer Conference 2018 DATE AND TIME Wed, April 25, 2018 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM HSTLOCATION Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel 75-5660 Palani Road Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION 7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration 8:00 am – 4:00 pm ConferenceThe USDA-Agricultural Research Service and University of Hawaii-CTAHR invite you to participate in an all-encompassing ... Read More »

Saturday, January 20 Annual Coffee Pruning Workshop

                 KCFA’s Annual Coffee Pruning Workshop                    Saturday, January 20, 2018, 8:30 AM                          WHEN: Saturday, January 20, 2018 Registration begins at 8:30am WHERE: Bob Nelson’s Farm (turn makai at the Kona Joe’s sign in Kainaliu. Drive ... Read More »

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 »