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POINTS IN SUPPORT OF REFORMING THE HAWAII COFFEE LABELING LAW

POINTS IN SUPPORT OF REFORMING THE HAWAII COFFEE LABELING LAW: 1—As a matter of economic theory, if supply goes down, prices go up.  Removing from the supply side what is estimated to be 5 million pounds of fake Kona coffee sold annually in Hawaii (that is, 5 million pounds in packages consisting of 90% foreign coffee with the name “Kona” ... Read More »

October 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                      October 2014 P O Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org         info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents September BBQ Letter from Tammy Duchesne Scammer Alert Legislative Update B.bassiana Refresher Workshop KCCF Volunteers Needed Leaf Spot & Berry Blotch Disease Legible Labeling September Rainfall 10 Coffee Facts from Great Britain Recipe ... Read More »

B. bassiana Sprayer Mister program- KCFA email of 9/29/2014

NOTE: all communication must be directed to: mbondera@kohalacenter.org  Aloha Coffee Farmers, The wrinkles in the grant program funding have finally been ironed out and we’re ready to get the Mister-Blowers out to the Huis.   The group of farmers who attended the July 2nd meeting helped design the program. We will have 5 Huis (Holualoa, Keauhou, Kealakehe, Honaunau, Ka’u). Each ... Read More »

Addition to Botanigard Compatibility List- email to Members of 9/9/14

CAUTION:  Pyronyl is a broad spectrum insecticide which will also kill beneficial insects. Read cautionary statements on container and follow product recommendations. Pyronyl tests show compatibility with Botanigard   Bioworks, the maker of Botanigard, has completed a series of tank mix tests with Pyronyl and Botanigard.   The good news is that the two can be mixed together. From Bioworks:   ... Read More »

September 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association     September 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA                                                          www.konacoffeefarmers.org        info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update Keep Spraying that CBB Kona Coffee at Mauna Kea’s new Coffee Bar Burlap and GrainPro Bags What is Hiding in Your Cup of Coffee? Annual Harvest Barbeque Coming Up Need a Coffee Nap? Recipe ... Read More »

August 2014 – The Independent Voice

Coincidentally sending this on the day the hurricane is forecast to hit Hawaii Island about 4 pm and continue through the night.  Take good care! The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association        August 2014 PO Box 5436, Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA www.konacoffeefarmers.org      info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update Beauvaria Bassiana vs the Black Twig Borer B. Bassiana is ... Read More »

July 2014 – The Independent Voice

The Independent Voice Newsletter of the Kona Coffee Farmers Association                                              July 2014 PO Box 5436 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96745 USA                                                              www.konacoffeefarmers.org         info@konacoffeefarmers.org Contents Legislative Update KCFA Beauvaria Bassiana Grant Update U.S. Supreme Court – POM Wonderful Wins Beware of Scammers Kona Coffee – $79.99/lb.!!! What’s in Your Soil? Coffee and the Civil War ... Read More »