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Pest & Disease Committee

Coffee Berry Borer Survey

CBB Survey (printable document)                  CBB “Talk Story” Survey- Kona Coffee Farmers Association            Please scan completed form to: info@KonaCoffeeFarmers.org with the subject                     line:CBB Survey or bring to CBB Talk Story Session on June 21, Thursday, from 3:30-5 pm at CTAHR, ... Read More »

CBB Talk Story Notes of 04/24-KCFA

Please post all questions and replies to the Forum- Coffee Bean Borer. April 24, 2012 CTAHR Kainaliu- 3:30- 5 pm- about 60 people in attendance CBB Talk Story w/Bob Smith, Andrea Kawabata, and Suzanne Shriner Smith says need for working entomologist now.  Email Russell.s.kokubun@hawaii.gov Kawabata said HDOA has PT data-gathering position listed.  Good for college students (Audience) L. Winn (900 foot ... Read More »

Coffee Bean Borer Q&A

Questions that have been answered by Kona Coffee Farmers Association CBB expert researcher- Suzanne Shriner. (Thank you Suzanne!) 10/03/11 Question: I heard that if the beetle is already in the center bean the fungi can’t get to it. The best time to spray is when the beetle is flying around. Answer by Suzanne Shriner: Last week I recommended to a ... Read More »

Observations from Coffee Talk 8/3/2011

updated 10.03.11 CBB Observations 1. Multiple Applications of Botanigard/Mycotrol are required for control. 2. Fungus Works! 3. One ounce Fungus in 4 gallons of H20 may be sufficient. 4. Don’t put infested cherry in white plastic bags. Is not effective. USE heavy duty black garbage bags that should be tied securely and then left in the sun to bake the ... Read More »

CBB Observations from Coffee Talk on 08.03.11/updated 10.03.11

CBB Observations 1. Multiple Applications of Botanigard/Mycotrol are required for control. 2. Fungus Works! 3. One ounce Fungus in 4 gallons of H20 may be sufficient. 4. Don’t put infested cherry in white plastic bags. Is not effective. USE heavy duty black garbage bags that should be tied securely and then left in the sun to bake the infected cherry. ... Read More »

Tips for CBB Integrated Pest Management

by Suzanne Shriner Integrated Pest Managetment Tips PDF/Printable version Coffee Berry Borer (La Broca) damage can be very serious, or it can be reduced to 2-5% of your crop.  With a multi-pronged approach to control, you can greatly minimize loss. It is important to “be your own scientist” when it comes to your farm.  Inspect your coffee often.  As young ... Read More »

Quarantine Documents

from President Bruce Corker: For your information and review, below is a copy of an email and attachments (ed. note: at bottom of page) we received this week from Clayton Nagata of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture with information on the Coffee Berry Borer (CBB) green coffee quarantine for Kona. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: <Clayton.M.Nagata@hawaii.gov> Date: Mon, Jan 3, ... Read More »

B. bassiana fungus

update 12/18/2010 by Melanie Bondera Thank you for all your feedback and input! We’ve sent the fungus off to several labs for identification. Farmers should go out and collect any b. bassiana fungus from their own farms before the harvest season ends and there are no more coffee cherries. Here’s my suggested collection procedure. Find coffee cherries with CBB, which ... Read More »