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Non-Member Grant Application

The KCFA Grant Voucher Program has ended. None are available. We’d like to ask you to consider Membership in the all-volunteer Kona Coffee Farmers Association (KCFA).    Why Become a Kona Coffee Farmers Association Member?                                                       ... Read More »

Grant is a GO! email: 06/27/2014

The KCFA Grant for B. bassiana has ended. Finally great news to share with you! You may now apply for your Grant Voucher!  Go to www.KonaCoffeeFarmers.org and on the right upper side is an orange box that says: Members Only- Login to manage your Account  Login with your username and password. Click on Grant Voucher Form and proceed. One Voucher per ... Read More »

June 2015 The Independent Voice

Message from President Tom, This Month on the Farm , “The Independent Voice” Cited in Entomological Journal, Kona Coffee for Chuck & Mary Lou, Legislative Update, It’s an El Nino Year! The Plant Whisperer, Vidalia Onion Brand Protected by Georgia Dept of Ag, Bees, Fish, and Cat Susceptibility to Pyrethrin, Coffee Trees planted on Mauna Kea for Reforestation, What to do with Used Coffee Grounds, A Tip from Mary Lou, Recipe: Kona Coffee Rub for Burgers, Write to Us Read More »

May 2015 The Independent Voice

Coffee Talk: Vertical Selection and Suckering, USDA Deputy Secretary Visit , Legislative Update, Coffee Can Ward Off Breast Cancer, Bees, Birds, Beetles and Coffee Cherry, Wanted: Membership Chair, Who is Protecting our “Brand”?, Farmers Soil Work Group to Form, Aloha Mary Lou and Chuck, Message from Mary Lou, Ode to Mary Lou, Recipe: Cacao Coffee Truffles Read More »

April 2015 – The Independent Voice

Message from the President, Kona Coffee Prices, Time to Fertilize Your Coffee, UN Organization to Study Impacts of 10% Blends, Steiman’s Response to March Article on Coffee Quality, 1908 Article about False labeling of Kona Coffee, Buy Direct from Farmer Listings, Can Coffee reduce Risk of MS?, Legislative Update, CBB Evolution and Our Own, Biodegradable Coffee Cups Embedded with Seeds, Recipe: Coffee & Spice Rubbed Salmon Tacos Read More »

National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS)

We appreciate this effort by NASS to ask for and consider the suggestions of coffee farmers. We encourage you to review the two attached surveys, a click to view>> USDA.NASSGrower 2014-2015 and a  click to view>> USDA.NASSCOFFEEMILLERSFINALREPORT_HI-6_1_2015 and email your suggestions and comments to Ms. King email: kathy.king@nass.usda.gov . One point worth noting: in the “Grower Survey” we are asked to identify the district in ... Read More »

March 2015- The Independent Voice

Message from the President, Exporting Coffee & Getting Paid for It, Hawaii Coffee Crop Down By 4%, KCFA Member Benefit – Our Website Classifieds, Geographical Identity Taking on a Face, Needed – Dynamic Leader for Educational Committee, Legislative Update, NBC Airs Segment on Kona Coffee Blends Awareness, Do Hawaii Coffee Grades Reflect “Quality”?, It’s Official: Americans Should Drink More Coffee, Global Coffee Consumption Rapidly Increasing, Ohi’a Forests are Important to Coffee Farming, St. Patty’s Day Special & a Joke, What to Do with Coffee Grounds Write to Us! Read More »

Your Action Needed -by Monday-please

WE really NEED YOUR TESTIMONY! If you don't do it, who will? Before Monday February 16 at 3:35 pm- please take a few minutes and just show your SUPPORT to have more REAL Kona in a bag labeled Kona Blend. Read More »