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…

KCFA Comments and Suggestions on UH-CTAHR’s 2016 CBB Recommendations

KCFA Comments and Suggestions on UH-CTAHR’s 2016 CBB Recommendations From Mike McMullen: Page 1. The first page of the document should be written as an executive summary.  It should have an introductory paragraph and then include the specific recommendations to farmers.  Page 1 should be able to stand alone and be detached and distributed.  Department…