September 24, 2017
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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 »

Pruning Workshop Handout

Pruning Coffee – Bob Smith and Bob Nelson www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org Friday-January 22, 2016 “COFFEE TALK” Presentation 9am WHY:  Coffee trees require yearly pruning to remove unproductive branches and to make space for new vigorous growth.  Coffee verticals have a growth cycle of 3 years.  Maximum production is achieved the 3rd year. Growth thereafter is on a biennial schedule with high yield/low ... Read More »

Bilingual Dengue Meeting Friday at 6 pm

Espanol Reunión informativa en relación del dengue En la isla grande de Hawaii Comunidad Latina de Hawaii junto con el departamento de salud, llevaremos a cabo una reunión comunitaria en Español y Inges, con el fin de alcanzar a nuestra comunidad de trabajadores acricolas que son mas expuesta al dengue. La información y el reunion es para TODOS. Instamos a ... Read More »

CBB Expert Dr. Benavides and Mill & Mechanical Engineer F A Vicenti-VISITS

Kona on Wednesday, October  21, 2015 CBB Expert, Pablo Benavides Machado from Colombia.  Dr. Benavides will be presenting in Kona on Wednesday, October 21 from 5pm to 7pm. The RSVP deadline is Monday, October 19. He will present a seminar “Integrated Pest Management a successful strategy to control the Coffee Berry Borer in Colombia” and visit a few farms.   ... Read More »

September 19, Saturday- Free CBB Workshop 9 am

Free workshop with Colombian CBB expert Luis Aristizabal!   Luis Aristizabal is coming back to Kona.  In 2012, he revolutionized the way we look at our fields.  Now, he’s here to talk on how to better control CBB through effective harvesting, and next-level methods of IPM.  Colombia manages infestation levels of under 3 percent. How can we achieve that level ... Read More »