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2011 KCFA Expo

Specifically for Small Farmers

Friday, January 28, 2011
9:30 am -2:30 pm (Doors open at 9 am)
Old Airport Pavilion-Makaeo

Keynote Speaker: Hawaii Department of Agriculture Chairman, Mr. Russell Kokubun on The Agricultural Renaissance for Hawaii
1:30 – 2:30 pm

Speaker Schedule:

Dr. Skip Bittenbender,
CTAHR and CBB Update
(Held in room mauka of stage)

Tom Greenwell & Bob Nelson, 
Processor Update on CBB
(Held outside in tents, south of pavilion)

Melanie & Colehour Bondera,
International Parmigiano-Reggiano OriGIn Award

(Held in room mauka of stage)

Bob Perry,
Nitrogen Monitoring of Soil & Tissue for Coffee Fertilization
(Held outside in tents, south of pavilion)

Melanie Bondera & Bob Smith,
There is a Fungus Among Us
(Held in room mauka of stage)

Lee Paterson,
Natural Processed Kona Coffee
(Held outside in tents, south of pavilion)

Russell Kokubun, Hawaii Dept of Agriculture, Chairman
The Agricultural Renaissance for Hawaii
(Center Stage)

In addition to the speakers, the EXPO includes vendors who will have on-going exhibits of Marketing Materials, Printing Services, Farm Equipment & Coffee Roasters, Small Farm Equipment, Shipping Services, Organic Info, Fertilizer Tools, Shade Tree Planting, and Irrigation. The USDA Farm Service Agency, USDA/RCD, SWCD, R&D, and NRCS will also be offering valuable information for farmers.

Several EXPO “specials” will be available to Kona Coffee Farmers Association members on EXPO day only, including “Buy One Get One Free” on KCFA 100% Seals , and the  Parmigiano-Reggiano Kona Coffee Award Commemorative Stamp – which have it debut on Expo Day. Substantial discounts on KCFA logo merchandise will also be available.

EXPO is your “One stop shopping” for the new and veteran farmers alike.

The Annual Kona Coffee Farmers General Meeting will follow at 3 pm. Everyone is welcome but only current Active members may vote for the 2011 Board of Directors and only paid up KCFA members are eligible for fabulous Door Prizes.

Vendor and Exhibitor List Follows:

2011  KCFA Coffee Expo
Alii Printing-Marketing Material
American Machinery-Farm Equipment
Captain Cook Trading-Processing Equipment
Coffea Consulting-Shawn Steiman
Complete Art Service Hawaii-Marketing
Colors of Hawaii Printing
Copy Post Plus
CPS Fertilizer
CTAHR-Skip Bittenbender
Diamond Head Sprinkler
Future Forest Nursery
Gourmet Chef’s Supply
Hawaii Community Credit Union
Hawaii SBDC Network
KCFA Legislative
KCFA Logo Merchandise & Membership
Kona Irrigation
Pacific Bags/Premium Inc.
Perry Agricultural Laboratory, Inc.
Produce  to Product-Marketing
Kona Raw Food Pet Co-op
Service Rentals-Equipment
Tropical Fruit Growers
USDA, Farm Service Agency
USDA/RCD Coffee cover crops
SWCD Soil & Water Conservation District
NRCS Natural Resourses Conservation Ser.
USDA Rural Development

Questions or can you Volunteer? Call Mary Lou Moss at 329-4035