House Agriculture Committee in support of HB 1886 (01/25/2020 email to Members)

URGENT ACTION ALERT Aloha Friends, Family, and Supporters of Hawaii Grown Coffee On All Islands Your testimony is needed now to protect brand integrity for coffee grown on all islands.  Read background on the issue HERE The battle to preserve brand integrity and another excellent article printed in Civil Beat HERE Hawaii’s coffee blend law deceives consumers (Civil…

KCFA HDOA Beauvaria bassiana Grant Voucher Update

   Beauveria Subsidy Save your receipts!  The Hawaii Department of Agriculture CBB Subsidy Program will reimburse a percentage of the cost for Botanigard and Mycotrol products, once the application process is completed.  The program is in effect through 6/30/2020.  Farm TMK and other relevant information is required. Costs are reimbursed up to $600 per acre per year, and…

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…